USED Wire Lyrics Illuminated Kanye West Hardcover Book 2009. EVERY BOOK HAS A BLACK MARK ON IT! Book Details Summary: The title of this book is Through The Wire and it was written by Kanye West, Bill Plympton (Illustrator). This edition of Through The Wire is in a hardcover format with dust cover. There are 160 pages in the book and it was published by Atria Books. First Atria Books hardcover edition November 2009.