That bread is not sliced 50/50. One can only conclude it's premedititated 'arty-fartyness'. It has thrown the dish out of balance...a bit like having 'Yin'...and then 'YOING'. Doesn't work. Quite troubling actually.
Literature on display - 'weighty tomes'. Looks too brand new. Should be displayed in either top right quadrant of picture, casually opened on a pertinent page or - bottom right quadrant...closed but looking well thumbed.
The soup looks delicious btw - but what is that strange object you have collected it in? It is angular. The secant of the spoon circumference would prevent efficient harvesting of aforesaid soup in such a receptacle.