"The Binder and the Server" is the outcome of several group discussions among Triple Canopy editors, and was written by senior editor Colby Chamberlain. The essay details the history of... More > Triple Canopy in order to stake out our position on the ideology of Internet culture. By carefully examining the history of new-media publishing and the shift from disciplinary to control societies, the essay addresses the politics of online identity, friendship, labor, and the dream of digital democracy. In short: On the Internet, we are all contractors. *** This pocket-sized edition of "The Binder and the Server," designed by Franklin Vandiver, draws on experimental paperbacks of the 1960s, chief among them the collaborations of Marshall McLuhan and graphic designer Quentin Fiore. The book is characterized by cinematic layouts that merge text, typography, illustration, photography, and original artwork by Josh Klein and Dan Torop.< Less
One of the world’s greatest adventures, illustrated by more than 200 photos and maps. Jack and Jude explore their homeland of Australia, an ancient country filled with beauty and dangers. Jack... More > and Jude have traveled the remoter parts of Earth for more than 40 years. When young, a honeymoon trek from England to South Africa brought them to Australia in 1969 where they homebuilt a yacht while starting a family. This took 3 years of really hard work. Climbing aboard, they grabbed the dream of sharing nature and adventure with their children. In ever-increasing circles they explored Earth, touching 80 countries in 16 years while they boat-schooled their sons to the final year of high school. Grandparents now and still aboard the same vessel, Jack and Jude have circumnavigated Australia. Their stories are peppered with historical notes woven into the adventurous fabric of two grandparents, alone, manning a powerful sailing vessel through some of the world’s most dangerous waters.< Less
Frank Binder’s book Journey in England was first published, to critical acclaim, in 1932. His writing was also lauded in Eric Partridge’s Usage and Abusage. The book describes in... More > gloriously extravagant style, a tour of parts of England by train and on foot, starting with his journey from Bonn across north Germany to Harwich. He went on by train to see the great churches and other historic buildings at Ely, Peterborough, Lincoln, Liverpool, Chester, Stratford-on-Avon, Leamington and Warwick, then on foot through Kenilworth, Oxford and Thames towns and villages such as Reading, Maidenhead, Bray, Stoke Poges, Windsor and Runnymede, before hitching a lift into London.
But now, at last, the genius of this remarkable man is belatedly being acknowledged and his well deserved place in the Pantheon of the great prose writers of English literature will be assured.< Less
The first book of poetry by Leigh Binder, spanning twenty years of collected anguish, is a quest to find personal truth at the expense of everything else. Introspection at its finest and most... More > profound
A heavy but worthy read.< Less
In 2010 Creative Republic ran a project called 'Invisible City' in Birmingham, UK. Nominations for creative projects, events, locations and people were made online at www.creativebirmingham.com and... More > the public voted on their favourites. This book showcases the winning nominations and the 4 runners up in each of the six categories. This was a community project led by Karl Binder, Chairman of Creative Republic and Managing Director of The Adhere Creative in Birmingham.< Less
"Passing Through the Ghost" Is the deep and thought provoking second book of poetry by Leigh Binder. It is filled with more poems about living, loving, life, death, insanity, hope and of... More > course.....
Coffee and cigarettes.< Less
"All Flash No Pan Fiction", by Leigh Binder is his fifth book and second compilation of flash fiction.
Filled with all the dead-end losers and anti-heroes that fill the pages of prior... More > work, "All Flash" has a crisper voice that leads you through epiphanal moments that last forever, one thousand words at a time.< Less