This accordion book depicts a scene in Joseph Heller's Catch 22 where the soldiers in the hospital ward excite themselves into a paranoid frenzy. It seeks to accomplish the claustrophobia of the experience of being a soldier as depicted by Heller, a spiral into madness within suffocatingly small mental and physical quarters. The text running along the sides of the pages consists of the passages in which soldiers of Yossarian's cohort die. The running text ends with the climax of Snowden's death, the death that broke Yossarian's ability to acquiesce to the machinery of war.
the thing Heller does best is conjuring that feeling where you're not sure if you're going to burst into laughter or tears.