Front and centre of my New York bookstore’s self improvement section – in between Secrets of the Southern Belle and The Essential Wayne Dyer Collection – is a small blue hardback with YOKO ONO stamped on the cover. It is a copy of Acorn, a collection of enigmatic aphorisms, such as ”Take your pants off before you fight”, by the 80-year-old avant-garde artist and widow of John Lennon.

This new collection of conceptual instructions by Ono, published nearly 50 years after its predecessor Grapefruit, was initially created for a website event. ”Now it’s being published in book form,” Ono writes in the introduction. ”I’m riding a time machine that’s going back to the old ways! Great!”

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