Work, Figuratively Speaking

Work, Figuratively Speaking The Big Setbacks and Little Victories of Office Life

Hardback (10 Oct 2017)

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Publisher's Synopsis

Using only his iPhone, his desk lamp, and his expansive collection of miniatures, Derrick Lin re-creates the everyday ups and downs of office life. His Instagram, which grew out of an in-office creative challenge, took shape in 2014 and has been expanding steadily since. In intricately staged tableaus that are by turns laugh-out-loud funny or gently philosophical, Lin manages to capture the pains and pleasures of modern office life, from the joy of an unexpectedly slow day to a boozy office birthday party, a backstabbing colleague, and the agony of waiting on a new freelance gig. Even difficult moments are shown in a way that makes them lighter, more relatable, and unexpectedly funny. Universally appealing, this book will resonate with anyone who has ever held down an office job-from those sitting down at their first desk to cubicle veterans-making it the perfect gift for college grads, a best office friend, or a retiring colleague.

Book information

ISBN: 9780789327673
Publisher: Universe
Imprint: Universe
Pub date:
DEWEY: 651.30222
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 702g
Height: 186mm
Width: 187mm
Spine width: 24mm