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Now we see through a glass darkly

London-based photographer Nick Turpin transforms images of boring London bus rides into poignant and compelling┬áportraits. The uncanny synthesis of foggy windows, interior lighting and otherworldly, but natural color turns Turpin’s photos from documentary to moving works of art. The painterly … Continue reading

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William S. Burroughs: What a cut-up

I just saw that Penguin Modern Classics will be reissuing William S. Burroughs’ mind-bending cut-up trilogy with some appropriately sinister cover art by Julian House. You may not recognize his name, but House is responsible for some awesome album cover … Continue reading

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Which Banned Book Are You

Banned Books Week runs through September 27th. To help us celebrate the freedom to read, Columbus State Library has created a neat quiz to help discover “Which Banned Book Are You ?”. It appears that I’m Henry Miller’s Tropic of … Continue reading

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Literary Coffee

Gianluca Biscalchin is an accomplished food and cookbook illustrator, and you may have seen his wonderful series of author illustrations called “Scrittori”. Now he has created this marvelous graphic (see below) called “Literary Coffee”. Enjoy:

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Coming Soon: Boston’s Literary District

It’s been a rollercoaster of a year in Boston, filled with both┬átragedy and triumph. Now the historic city’s literary community is developing what they are calling the first planned literary district in the United States. Led by the brilliant folks … Continue reading

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Dream Catcher

KLM Airlines has just rolled-out a new digital service called MydreamCatcher . Travelers simply enter a destination and dates and the app offers a wide range of recommendations on hotels, restaurants, bars, entertainment and shopping. The information is aggregated from … Continue reading

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Midtown NYC

Okay, I admit it, I’m a sucker for an awesome time-lapse video. Midtown New York City is one such terrific film from the folks at Washington D.C.’s District 7 Media. Based on 50,00 plus still frames, shot over six months, … Continue reading

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Bucharest is Not Budapest

I’m certain that this story would never pertain to regular followers of Travel Between The Pages, but we’ve all run across geographically impaired travelers who don’t know the difference between Bucharest and Budapest. To set these folks straight, the Romanian … Continue reading

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Mapping the Past

These marvelous maps are by Japanese illustrator Takayo Akiyama and were commissioned by the British firm Alfred Dunhill. She has somehow managed to combine contemporary whimsy with a decidedly Victorian sensibility. You can see more of her wonderful illustrations right … Continue reading

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Mostly Harmless

On March 11th sci-fi fans around the world celebrated the life and work of author Douglas Adams. Two years ago, British graphic designer and typographer Andrew Lee designed an entirely new set of book covers for five of Adams’ most … Continue reading

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