Pinterest Board: Book Art


So I thought I’d do a bit of self-promotion and post a link to my Book Art board on Pinterest, which you can find below. If you have anything similar be sure to let me know. 

For more visit:
http://pinterest.com/particularkev/book-art/

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Free Book: Unglue.it Wants to Make a Creative Commons for Ebooks


The link below is to an article about the website and organisation known as Unglue.it, which wants to make ebooks available for free and able to be shared for free.

For more visit:
http://mashable.com/2012/06/14/unglueit/

Article: Updates to Kindle Apps To Better Support Books With Pictures


The link below is to an article that provides more information on the latest updates to the various Kindle Apps.

For more visit:
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/amazon-updates-its-kindle-apps-to-better-support-books-with-pictures-updates/

Article: Burning Books to Save the Library


The link below is to an article concerning a campaign to save the local public library. The novel approach involved the burning of books.

For more visit:
http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/15/burning-books-to-save-the-library/

Article: Latest Kindle App Updates


The link below is to an article reporting on the latest updates to the Kindle Reading Apps. If you use Kindle, this is an article you may be interested in.

For more visit:
http://www.mediabistro.com/appnewser/kindle-app-adds-childrens-books-comics-graphic-novels_b23792

Article: 7 Tiny Books That Packed a Big Punch


The link below is to an article reporting on seven books important to history – in some way. There’s a fair chance that you won’t agree with a lot of the selections.

For more visit:
http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/14/7-tiny-books-that-packed-a-big-punch/

Article: Fifty Shades of Grey Merchandise


The link below is to an article reporting on the coming merchandise for the Fifty Shades of Grey book series – there is always someone that will peddle this stuff and others that will buy it.

For more visit:
http://entertainment.time.com/2012/06/13/sex-sells-get-ready-for-fifty-shades-of-grey-merch/

Article: Recent History of Books and Bookshops – A Golden Age of Books?


The link below is to an article reporting on the recent history of books and bookshops and asks ‘are we in a golden age of books?’

For more visit:
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/12/06/a-golden-age-of-books-there-were-only-500-real-bookstores-in-1931/258309/

Book Art: Mark Zuckerberg’s Face Sculpted into a Stack of Books


The link below is to another example of book art. In this example the artist has sculpted the face of Mark Zuckerberg into a stack of books. As to whether the sculpture is worth as much as a stack of Facebook shares, I couldn’t say.

For more visit:
http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/hong-yi-red-facebook#