Against the Grain



Welcome to Against the Grain Books

Against the Grain  is a series of wooden sculptures fabricated into the shapes of books. Each book is printed with an original title and will be placed in various libraries throughout the Southern California region and beyond.  For a nominal fee of $20.00 plus tax, shipping and handling, you can sponsor a book. The $20.00 helps pay for the materials and time spent creating and delivering the book to its destination.

Against the Grain is no longer offering a second book for your collection.  When you are in PayPal please limit your cart to one book per title.  If you would rather pay by check or money order feel free to contact us at   tasmith10@againstthegrainbooks. We will give you more information on where to send the check.*


Visit Our Gallery

When you visit the Gallery page choose the title you would like to sponsor by selecting the "Add to Cart" button. This will link you to a PayPal site where you can pay for the book. We will email you a photograph of the finished book and where it has been installed.  After selecting and sponsoring a book please allow three weeks for final confirmation since printing and installation is completed by an army of one.


Create An Original Title

Want to create your own title? Be our guest. Scroll down to the bottom of the Gallery page and type in your title.  Select the "Add to Cart" button and you will be linked to the PayPal site where you can pay for the book.  If you do not want to use PayPal then contact us through email and we can make other payment arrangements.







*The book sculptures pictured in the gallery are representative of our collection and may or may not be the color or style of the final, installed book.


**Against the Grain Books reserves the right to edit your title in the interest of artist integrity.

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