Jonathan Bender

Lego a Love Story

Jonathan Bender

Talk: Lego a Love Story

There are 62 LEGO bricks for every person in the world, and at age 30, Jonathan Bender realized that he didn't have a single one of them. While reconsidering his childhood dream of becoming a master model builder for The LEGO Group, he discovers the men and women who are skewing the averages with collections of hundreds of thousands of LEGO bricks. What is it about the ubiquitous, brightly colored toys that makes them so hard for everyone to put down?

Jonathan Bender

Jonathan Bender is a features writer, who is drawn to those with unconventional jobs and lives. He has covered a female ice fisherperson while living in Brooklyn, the Heavyweight Champion of the World from Boston, and eaten pizza in a cone in Kansas City. Bender has also written extensively about entrepreneurs, getting the story behind baby toupees, robot sculpture artists, and kitty wigs.

LEGO: A Love Story

Whether you're an avid LEGO freak or a onetime fan who now shares LEGO bricks with your children, this book will appeal to the inner builder in you and reignite a love for all things LEGO.

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