Requiem for a Paper Bag: Celebrities and Civilians Tell Stories of the Best Lost, Tossed, and Found Items from Around the World

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Simon and Schuster, Dec 1, 2009 - Fiction - 256 pages
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Hey! My name is Davy. I make a magazine called Found. We publish notes & letters that folks find on the street.

I asked my favorite writers, musicians, artists & entertainers to tell me about the things they've found.

These are the stories they've shared.

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User Review  - louis.arata - LibraryThing

One of my favorite book series is The Best American Non-Required Reading, a compilation of short stories, essays, lists, emails, and other pieces from the year. I’m currently reading the 2013 edition ... Read full review

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User Review  - Theremin Poisoning - Goodreads

This book. It started off as addictive as "Found" magazine; full of mental crack and poignancy. In the middle there is a story about a person who attempts again and again to keep a journal but is ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Davy Rothbart is the author of the national bestseller Found, and creator of the magazine of the same name. A contributor to public radio's This American Life, he is also the author of the story collection The Lone Surfer of Montana, Kansas. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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