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Literary Accessories for Back to School

by Isla McKetta on August 27, 2012

I saw these nifty Ivan Ilych bags from Melville House (who doesn’t love a bag that comes with a book!) and got to thinking…what sweet lit accessories do you need to show your classmates that you are a word nerd? T-Shirts I’m always surprised when people don’t already know about Out of Print Clothing. This […]


Week of Books: March 11, 2011

by Derwood Hunsdale-Talbot on March 11, 2011

This week in book news and book reviews: _ _ _ _ A new hotel in Paris that is literary-themed, with prose on the walls and full works on the shelves. _ _ _ _ Hanging book mobiles and sculptures made from the pages of books. _ _ _ _ The Maven of Macabre, Edward […]


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 […]


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 […]


9 Ways to Turn Old Musty Books Into Something Cool

by Derwood Hunsdale-Talbot on December 30, 2009

Bibliophiles and bookworms, English majors and lovers of literature: is it possible to have too many books? They accumulate so quickly! Every member of your family getting you the same three books you requested for Christmas. Seeing Don DeLillo marked half-off, knowing you dumped a half-caff latte on your copy of Underworld, and – even […]