Virginia Woolf Notebook
"Desiring truth, awaiting it, laboriosly distilling a few words, forever desiring - truth." - Virginia Woolf
From her first short story collection, Monday or Tuesday, which explores the challenge creatives face trying to capture something truthful through artifice, and striving towards the sublime with imperfect tools such as language and memory.
Anyone who's struggled to express a creative impulse truthfully and eloquently can relate to this quotation. Woolf chooses a heron as her subject, and its exploration of the world parallels Woolf's own creative search. In our illustration, a heron has plucked a single note from an unstructured score.
• Pocket sized: 3.5 x 5 inches
• Proudly made in Portland Oregon
• Offset printed with vegetable-based inks
• Cover: 18pt recycled chipboard made from recycled content & books
• Inside: 32 college ruled sheets, uncoated 70# paper milled in America
• 85% post-consumer recycled content and 15% pre-consumer recycled content.
• Saddle stitched with matching black staples
• All presses and production machinery powered with renewable energy