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Last year while I was under the delusion that I’d be taking a trip to Japan, I ran across a fantastic hotel in Nagoya called the Lamp Light Books Hotel. That amazing looking facility combined a bookstore, a 24-hour cafe, … Continue reading
h/t Strand Book Store
This great little video from the clever folks behind the Improvement Pill YouTube channel addresses persistent misconceptions about reading.
This wonderful infographic from the University of Virginia Library explains the potential “side effects” from reading a book.
Cape Town-based artist Barbara Wildenboer crafts dynamic sculptural works by flaying and dissecting discarded books creating a new narrative form. Slicing, folding, cutting, and gluing, Wildenboer reconceptualizes the abandoned encyclopedias and textbooks as art objects.
It seems that as long as there have been books governments have been banning them. This infographic from printerinks.co.uk takes the long view on book banning throughout history. via http://www.printerinks.com
Last week some anonymous tech savvy bibliophile hacked a digital traffic sign in central Los Angeles and left this message: