Posted on December 29, 2020 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The digital era has made our lives easier in many ways, but we’ll concede it’s taken a few things away from us.
We’re specifically thinking of all the handwritten notes that future generations won’t have to cherish, like inscriptions in books and notes in margins.
That said, we’re still blessed with the guestbook at significant events or, in some cases, at entertainment venues.
Bernard Schwartz shared the doodles and signatures left by writers who read their work at the 92nd Street Y’s Unterberg Poetry Center with the New York Times.
See what Margaret Atwood, Isabel Allende, and others jotted in the guestbook (and view video of those performances).
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