How to shoplift books - The cultural translationeinBuch-20-2
by Artist book
A booklet to explain the cultural translations among all different language editions of How to shoplift books and understand other cultures.
Produced for the exhibition How to shoplift books by David Horvitz at einBuch.haus in Berlin, September 2021.* How to shoplift books by David Horvitz is a comprehensive guide on how to steal books. From the very practical, romantic and to the most imaginative, it gives 80 detailed instructions on how one can steal a book. Since 2013, the book has been released in 26 languages with the artist giving translators the liberty to change sentences to culturally more appropriate ones.
How to shoplift books
The cultural translations
Version 0.1 (2021-09-03)
David Horvitz, 2021
Booklet, 29.7 × 21 cm; English
Digitally printed in an edition of 50
Edited & Designed by Jan Steinbach
Funded by Stiftung Kunstfonds, das NEUSTART KULTUR-Programm and Senate Department for Culture and Europe.