Grafisches Labor Andreas Scheiger: Letter Fossils – Austrian artist Andreas Scheiger creates letter fossils for a project titled “Evolution of Type” by taking a flat letter, plasticine, and chicken bones. The end result is artistic and geeky all at the… more
Thursday News: Medically approved workout for librarians; Harlequin revenues decline; HarperCollins...
Wal-Mart passed on Barnes & Noble before, but maybe it should look again – Here are more B&N rumors. Walmart apparently looked at buying B&N in 2010 but the thinking at that time was that B&N’s web site could help… more
Hingston: Kill the hardcover, please – From Reader Lana is this opinion piece in the Edmonton Journal calling for the end of the hardcover. The hardcover is currently the biggest money making item for publishers. Hingston argues that no one… more
This summer, I will marry the girl of my dreams in a library. Here is our Save-The-Date. – This redditor posted a picture of his Save the Date wedding announcement. Adorbs, right? Maker’s Mark waters down its bourbon to meet… more
News Penguin has severed all ties with Overdrive which means that there will no longer be any titles from Penguin available for library loan in digital format. The parties are negotiating terms in which books that the libraries have already… more
A federal judge in Austin has ruled that the Texas anti littering slogan does not apply to Christie Craig’s Don’t Mess With Texas. The decision (which I have not read) reportedly cites First Amendment issues and costs in denying the… more