Jul 25, 2012 @ 12:09:00 am
London Mayor Boris Johnson, preparing for his Olympic address
NPR is conducting a poll to name the best YA novel ever written.
The New York Times profiles the University of Virginia’s Rare Book School, a week-long program course that draws three hundred librarians, dealers, scholars, conservators, collectors, and aficionados to Charlottesville for five weeks each year. Here’s a taste of what book camp is like: “In a Hogwarts-worthy reading room on an upper floor of the university’s Alderman Library one morning, students in Advanced Descriptive Bibliography were bent over books with tape measures and mini light sabers called Zelcos, scanning the pages for watermarks, lines, and other clues that can potentially trace a given sheet back to a specific paper mold in a specific mill.” We don’t know about you, but that sounds like fun to us.
As a bonus to the book camp article,
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