The Museum of Broken Relationships by Olinka Vistica

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Read The Museum of Broken Relationships Online Free - "Leave[s] your heart feeling full and connected."-- Frank Warren, PostSecret

In the spirit of Humans of New York and PostSecret, MUSEUM OF BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS is a gorgeous gift book celebrating the objects that outlast love: a poignant, funny, sometimes bizarre and always delightful window into modern love and loss.
A postcard from a childhood sweetheart. A wedding dress sealed in a jar. A roll of undeveloped film. An axe used to chop an ex-lover's furniture in a fit of rage. A wind-up toy, a bar of bath soap, a tin of Love Potion with the simple caption "Doesn't work." These objects, and many more, make up the whimsical, imaginative, poignant population of the Museum of Broken Relationships. Started by two former lovers who wanted a way to commemorate their relationship even after it ended, who couldn't bear to simply throw away the objects that had once meant so much, the Museum of Broken Relationships has captured hearts and imaginations around the globe since its founding in 2010. Anonymous submissions have poured in by the thousands: objects with brief, compelling captions confessing to the story behind their meaning. The museum's Croatian exhibit quickly became a main draw for tourists from around the globe, and has garnered enthusiastic, glowing media attention from sources as disparate as the New York Times and the Chinese national news. Now, as the physical museum arrives for a permanent spot in Los Angeles, the authors have collected the best, funniest, most heartwarming and heartrending stories from their huge selection of submissions. Much like the bestselling Postsecret series, this beautiful oversized, four-color book will offer an irresistible glimpse inside other people's secret worlds, creating moments of deep human connection. It is a must read for anyone who has ever loved and lost.

Title : The Museum of Broken Relationships
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ISBN : 1478970502
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 224 pages


Cristina | CristiinaReads rated it ★★★★★

November 14, 2017

➳A beautifully written and photographed book that captivates you with every single broken relationship story... ➳A true and honest picture book that really did take my breathe away either through the tears of sadness and tears of laughter that this novel gets your flowing. Not a regular novel th...

bookmarkbelles rated it ★★★★☆

November 22, 2017

The Museum Of Broken Relationships @brokenships was heart breaking but beautiful. I first heard about this museum when I watched an episode of WAGS LA and became interested with the concept. I had no idea there was even a book out but I'm very grateful to the beautiful Monisha at @foreverromanceb...

Luanne rated it ★★★★★

November 21, 2017

If you're a fan of books like PostSecret and Humans of New York, The Museum of Broken Relationships" Modern Love in 203 Everyday Objects is a book you're going to want to pick up. And I have a copy to giveaway, courtesy of Grand Central Publishing! Olinka Vistica and Drazen Grubisic were a couple...

Kerry rated it ★★★★★

October 30, 2017

I read this book as soon as I recever it in the mail because it was so unusual. It's an art book that contains photographs of memorabilia from people's broken relationship, with an explanation of the significance of the object was. Some of the stories are beautiful and touching, and others are cr...

Lyn rated it ★★★★★

November 13, 2017

There are not many things on my list of things I really want to do, or I suppose, my "bucket list"... Before picking this book up, it had exactly one thing on it. Within five pages of this book, visiting one of these museums made it on the list. I could not put this book down. Some of these storie...

Vanessa rated it ★★★★★

December 02, 2017

Heartbreaking, beautiful and poignant.

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