Best Book of 1480: MS Egerton 1821 | Granta

Best Book of 1480: MS Egerton 1821

Elvia Wilk

‘The original owners of many devotional books kissed, licked, rubbed, scratched at, and cried upon their pages.’ Elvia Wilk on the best book of 1480.

Elvia Wilk

Elvia Wilk is a writer and editor living in New York. She is the author of the novel Oval (Soft Skull, 2019) and writes for publications including frieze, Artforum, e-flux, Metropolis, Mousse, Flash Art, Art in America and Zeit Online. She is a contributing editor of e-flux journal and a 2020 fellow in the Transformations of the Human program at the Berggruen Institute.

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