Christopher Grobe

Associate Professor, Amherst College

Altered Books

An English professor gets his jollies from cutting up books. Paging Dr. Freud!

The Lost Vowels of Sarah Siddons

Rediscovered in an antiques shop in Northampton, MA, this is a true historical gem: the only collection of pure vowels ever captured directly from the mouth of the great 18th-century actress Sarah Siddons.


Sleep Research

An archaeological dig into a textbook on psychoanalysis and dreams. An icon floating on a cloud of feathers.

Flat Protagonist

Book art commissioned for the cover of Marta Figlerowicz's Flat Protagonists (Oxford UP, 2016).

copyright 2015, Christopher Grobe