“Man Makes Bed” is the 15th book published by Penkiln Burn. Originally released as a softcover edition of 40 copies for those attending Witte de With Straat Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands, a hardcover edition of 1,000 copies was published in 2014, including a Chinese translation by Zhang Rui and Hou Junmou.
Back Cover Blurb
THIS BOOK HAS BEEN WRITTEN BY:
THIS BOOK IS ABOUT:
Bill Drummond making a bed out of wood, in public in the Chinese city of Guangzhou in December 2010. It is also about what it is to be a man making a bed and all the things that go through ones head while making a bed. It is also about what goes on in beds and on beds and underneath beds and what the bed could be for and why.
It also about other things. [sic]
AND CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING WORDS:
No I was not a musician, I was a man who made records and right now, I am a man who is making a bed. And sometimes I am a man who writes words, but I am not an author. And sometimes I am a man who cooks a meal but I am not a chef. And sometimes I am am man who fathers children which means I am a father all the time wherever I am.
This book will not be available through the usual channels.Bill Drummond
2 thoughts on “Man Makes Bed”
Has anyone ever seen the paperback version?
update – it appears that Bill burnt unsold copies back in 2011