Monday, February 27, 2012

Book Trailer: Enhanced Game of Thrones

Here's a demonstration of the new "enhanced" e-book version of The Game of Thrones, which is currently available only in the U.K. Here's hoping that we see more thoughtful designs like this in e-books in the near future!

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Bookshelves: Target Bookshelf

Phone Booth Pop-Up Libraries in New York City

Architect John Locke is converting phone booths in New York City into pop-up libraries complete with custom bookshelves and small selections of books. Locke explains the project in this interview with The Atlantic Cities.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Humor: Impressive Personal Library

The future of the impressive personal library – funny, but also a philosophical nudge to consider the role of books as public branding artifacts, not just personal intellectual experiences.

Interview: Alan Moore

Alan Moore talking about science and imagination in an interview backstage at Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People, December 2011.