Published in conjunction with The Artist/Author: Contemporary Artists' Books Exhibition, organized by the American Federation of Arts and held at the Weatherspoon Art Gallery in Greensboro, N.C., from February 8th through April 12th, 1998. Exhibited at other museums from August 31st, 1998 through Dec. 18th, 1999. Explores the Artists' Book in its manifold forms with essays by Clive Phillpot (Books by artists and books as art), Cornelia Lauf (Cracked spines and slipped disks), Brian Wallis (The artist’s book and postmodernism), Renée Green (Perplexed), Jane Rolo (Itinerant texts), and Glenn O’Brien (Artists’ books : making literacy pay). Also includes an interview with Martha Wilson by Thomas Padon. With bibliographical references (p. -) and index (p. -175).