TILT #96 — I hope this chair is wide enough for my butt

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The most generous explanation for the lack of any meaningful consideration of fatness in library furniture catalogues is that they are simply naïve about the needs of super-normative bodies, in a sort of malign neglect.

screenshot from Standard Ebooks website showing two books: The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. DuBois and The Humbugs of the World by P.T. Barnum
the covers of four books: Rosewater by Tade Thompson, Tongue of a Crow by Peter Coyote, The Dog Stars by Peter Heller, and USA Stars and Lights by David Zapatka
Cover of the book A Library of Misremembered Books by artist Marina Luz showing a yellow book with a pink cat on the cover.

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Jessamyn West

Rural tech geek. Librarian resistance member. Collector of mosses. Enjoyer of postcards. ✉️ box 345 05060 ✉️ jessamyn.com & librarian.net