Years ago, I amused myself by arranging the contents of my library as if following the seating plan for a dinner party—juxtaposing authors with something in common. Immanuel Kant made eyes at Ad Reinhardt, Sappho cozied up beside Colette, and Samuel Beckett sat in a corner and glared at everyone. The artist Steve Wolfe has spent far longer hours contemplating the inner lives of paperbacks and hardcovers. His three-dimensional, astonishingly faithful, trompe l'oeil replicas of books from his personal collection endow these humble, shopworn volumes with talismanic... More >>>