Aug 12, 2011 @ 4:00:00 am
(Dr.) Theodor Seuss Geisel, and the Cat in the Hat.
British looters are leaving bookstores untouched: "Books are losing out to high-end jeans and Apple-made gadgets," The Economist reports.
New York's Steven Kasher gallery celebrates the aesthetic of punk with Rude and Reckless—an exhibit dedicated to "punk and post-punk graphics." Book cover designer Chip Kidd writes, "the historic influences are abundant and cleverly re-invented: Russian Constructivism for Kraftwerk's The Man Machine; Chinese propaganda for The Clash's Sandinista, and "the decadence of the Weimar Republic for Lou Reed's Rock 'n Roll Animal," among others.
A new lawsuit accuses Apple of conspiring with publishers to fix e-book prices before the launch of the iPad.
A film adaptation of The Great Gatsby featuring Leonardo DiCaprio has starting shooting in Australia.
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