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Posts Tagged: Golden Gate Bridge

Jumpers

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“The Golden Gate Bridge was born a metaphor….The span would connect San Francisco with Marin County, engineering with nature, and the past with the future”—and, for a queasily high number of people, life with death.

For Guernica, Candace Opper looks at the history of the legendary bridge’s suicidal jumpers, including interviews with the people who, against all odds, survived the fall.

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Golden Gate Covers

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“Pick up a random copy of a novel set in San Francisco, and there’s a good chance the book’s cover will feature the bridge – even if it has as much to do with the story as a stale loaf of sourdough bread.”

The San Francisco Chronicle displays a collection of 27 novels that employ the Golden Gate Bridge in their cover artwork for their inaugural book cover design focused feature, “Cover to Cover.”

(Via Book Bench)

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