Safran Foer Edits Paper Cup Literature

This post first appeared in The Times of Israel.

Jonathan Safran Foer (photo credit: CC-BY-SA David Shankbone, Wikimedia Commons)

Jonathan Safran Foer (photo credit: CC-BY-SA David Shankbone, Wikimedia Commons)

Next time you dine at Chipotle Mexican Grill, you’ll get a complimentary side of literature since American-Jewish author Jonathan Safran Foer has gone from editing haggadot to… editing paper cups.

Foer, the editor of the New American Haggadah and author of “Everything is Illuminated” and “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” has partnered with the fast casual dining chain to publish interesting short pieces of literature on its paper cups and take-out bags.

Vanity Fair reports the notion to cover Chipotle’s disposables with text occurred to him as he was dining at one of the chain’s locations and was caught without any reading material. “I really just wanted to die with frustration,” he told the magazine.

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© 2014 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.

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