Sarah Jacobs’ An Accumulation of Fictions: Volumes 1-288, launch 22/6/17, N1, London

Colebrooke Publications announces the publication of Sarah Jacobs’ An Accumulation of Fictions: Volumes 1-288. ISBN 978-0-9568575-4-5

Please join us for the book launch on Thursday 22nd June 5-8 at the premises of Cass Art 66 Colebrooke Row N1 8AB.

At 7 o’clock MICHAEL WELLER WILL BE PERFORMING extracts from Jacobs’ After Nature: Highlights.

RICHARD MAKIN will be READING extracts from An Accumlation of Fictions Volumes 289-384.

I have lived quietly in this house for most of my life.

Books accumulated and a space had to be cleared. 100s of volumes of fiction — novels and tales — were selected for the cull.

Before I could dispose of the books I took images of 384 of the volumes and placed them, together with other information, in spreadsheets.
The spreadsheets are a repository for the data.

I also collected text from each volume, following an algorithm which was intended to ensure that I was not just picking out favourite bits, or suppressing parts I did not like.

An Accumulation of Fictions is an aggregate formed from the collected text.

Sarah Jacobs established Colebrooke Publications in 1996.

Publications can be purchased from online bookshops worldwide or (in the UK) from Colebrooke Publications.

Richard Makin is a writer and artist.;

Michael Weller is an artist using narrative, sound, text and image.