Christine Burgin

6 titles
For reading, looking and touching in equal measure

With renowned gallery director Christine Burgin, New Directions presents books that are for reading, looking and touching in equal measure. The co-publications present full-color facsimile images of working drafts and new-found masterpieces. They offer never-before-possible glimpses into the process of two literary greats, Emily Dickinson and Robert Walser. Watch the shape of scrap paper guide Dickinson’s poetic pace and signature line-breaks. Discover why W.G. Sebald described Walser as a “clairvoyant of the small.“​