At the end of this July, the river Iya in the Russian region of Irkutsk Oblast has risen by 14 meters (46 feet). Other rivers of the Angara river basin have risen as well, killing 25 and displacing thousands of people.
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We are pleased to draw your attention to an exciting fellowship programme that will provide grants for two eligible applicants to travel to Antwerp and conduct research there on the history of the early printed book (15th-18th century).
One of the concerns was why would Mesha call the enemy by this term “House of David” when he could simply refer to the proper noun Omri, King of Israel?
In September 2016, the Ashburn Colored school, a historic building that had been used by black children during the era of segregation in Virginia, was hatefully vandalized by five teenagers. The young would-be delinquents were sentenced with reading in the hopes to change the way the American criminal justice system treats juvenile delinquent hate crimes.
Earlier this year the Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that “printer”, "screen printer", as well as “printer support” are no longer official jobs. The printing industries have become too small to justify being counted as a separate category in the Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly report on U.S payrolls.
During a talk with the hosts of the Good Morning America show Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark, confessed to taking a scroll that seeming plays a significant role in one of the last episodes of the final season of the show.
Recent data from the Bookseller Association reveals that after 20 years of decline, the number of independent bookstores is on the rise again.
Dark Delicacies, a horror bookstore in Burbank California, was saved from closure largely due to the endorsements of celebrity patrons such as sci-fi director Guillermo del Toro, and horror novelists Neil Gaiman and Cory Doctorow.
It is time to apply for one of the scholarships offered by the American Academy of Bookbinding. I’ve used that chance last year and I’m very happy that I was lucky to receive the scholarship and to attend two wonderful courses: Box Making with Peter Geraty and Fine Binding with Don Glaister. These three weeks were one of the best I had in the recent years =) Continue reading →
We have already wrote about artists interested in the afterlife of books. They cut through the pages searching for the hidden images and new forms. Now you can compare different approaches from a score of creators: on the 5th of February a new exhibition opens at the Everhart Museum in Scranton (PA, USA). Continue reading →