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Book Gadgets

10 Last Minute Literary Gifts for Christmas

by Derwood Hunsdale-Talbot on December 21, 2010

Christmas is just days away, and all shoppers (be them last-minute or other) can use a little three-days-to-go inspiration. Thus: 10 Presents for Book Lovers That Aren’t Books 1. Wakefield Chandelier Don’t get too excited by this three-tired, wrought-iron beaut – it’s no longer for sale at Pottery Barn (or anywhere else I can discover). […]


Ryuta Iida Book Carvings

by Derwood Hunsdale-Talbot on December 9, 2010

For those who hate book crafts. I challenge you to hate this. These beautiful constructions (and lots more) are currently on display in Tokyo at Takuro Someya Contemporary Art Gallery. I imagine that gallery must smell deliciously of old tomes. For more, check out Ryuta Iida’s website. Some related book art 9 Ways to Turn […]


10 Premier University Libraries in the United States

by Ryan the Reader on November 18, 2010

As you may remember from your own college days, the library was (and still remains) an important factor in the success of many students. It is the go-to place for test cramming, paper writing, and study groups. The wealth of knowledge in these buildings is extraordinary and even awe-inspiring. College and university libraries specifically are […]


6 Places to Get Free Books Online

by Derwood Hunsdale-Talbot on October 1, 2010

Love ’em or hate ’em, eBooks are here to say (and so are those dastardly eBook readers). While most bibliophiles have a deep-seeded obsession with the physical manifestation of a book, I have begrudgingly started exploring the world of e-reading devices. You should could too. Because e-readers like the Kindle and the Nook and the […]


7 Etsy Items to Prove You are (in fact) a Book Lover

by Derwood Hunsdale-Talbot on June 17, 2010

For the readers out there who need to express their adoration of the written word beyond having floor-to-ceiling bookshelves, there is no better place to look than Etsy. Bedazzle your home (and yourself) with hand-crafted bookish accessories and never again be doubted of your literary love. Some of the favorites here at the Written Word […]