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Saturday, 2 April 2011
Saturday, 19 March 2011
From Daily Progress: Michael F. Saurez explains e-books ARE worse, artistically, than print books.
Wednesday, 2 March 2011
Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian Dettmer carves one page at a time. Nothing inside the out-of-date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books, or dictionaries is relocated or implanted, only removed.
Thursday, 24 February 2011
Just one quick post before I hit the road: I’ve just finished a self-published book, and need to recommend it to you. Readers should be proud of me; two years ago, I would’ve stopped listening at the phrase “self-published.” It’s called Red Zen, and it’s by Jason Earls, the ‘mathematician, eastern philosopher, writer’ type. Expect [...]
Wednesday, 23 February 2011
I remember a time (stick with me), I’d say about ten years a go, when books still had all that pesky text in them. I actually had to read, and make it through entire pages without any auditory or visual stimuli. Thank god the good people at Byook have answered my prayers. In a marketing [...]
Tuesday, 9 February 2010
I was drifting around the internet today when I came across this great site. Apparently, residents of Somerset in southern Britain didn’t want their little red phone booths to be snatched up with the rest of their kind. To stop the removal of the prized booth, citizens turned it into a library. Now that’s some [...]
Monday, 1 February 2010
I’ve taken many forays from this blog. Recently I’ve been constantly doubting myself as a writer and as a blogger. I’ve lost faith in the book market, and I’ve lost faith in myself. I’ve been refused publication, and with that refusal confidence in my blog has suffered. I logged on today and was surprised by [...]
Wednesday, 6 January 2010
I’ve been looking for this quote for a while. It embodies the transcendental ideal, but also represents the ideal mode of living. Put away your books and go smell the flowers, boys. “A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.” -Walt Whitman Sincerely, C. Harder