Takanori Herai. Geometric patterns of obscure meaning fill sheets of note paper, a bundle of nearly 1,000 sheets of which is loosely tied with a black string. According to the staff of the residential facility where Herai lives. "The patterns are actually words. This is his diary." This diary is written on both sides of the paper, and aside from the dates and temperature for each day, the content is exactly the same.
The last surviving and intact sketchbook by Maurice Prendergast that is not held by a museum. An artist committed to recording contemporary life, Prendergast kept sketchbooks from the time he traveled to Paris in 1891 until his death in 1924.