50 Years of Publications, 500 Books, FREE from the Met
If there’s one thing I love more than finding a good book, it might be finding a good book for free. The Metropolitain Museum of Art has made over 500 titles available for free download. A few that caught my eye (and might catch yours): All the Mighty World: The Photographs of Roger Fenton, 1852–1860 […]
How To Think
most people won’t tell teenage girls especially the together, articulate ones that they are lazy and the quality of their work is unacceptable. And sometimes kids need to hear that, or they have no reason to step up. via How To Think.
The British Library’s “Mechanical Curator” million | The Public Domain Review
The British Library’s “Mechanical Curator” million | The Public Domain Review.
10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Shelving Systems : Remodelista
10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Shelving Systems : Remodelista.
Unwelcome tasks and burdens
…Town notables, as town autonomy vanished, found they had become subordinate implements of the imperial bureaucracy, and the life went out of their public functions, which grew every decade more disagreeable, more profitless and more oppressive. They had to be driven to their unwelcome tasks and burdens, which brought no real honor and gratified no […]
Explore – “Withdrawn from Circulation,” a gorgeous book…
“Withdrawn from Circulation,” a gorgeous book sculpture by artist Wendy Kawabata from this great New Yorker piece on book fetishists vs. anti-fetishists – a fine addition to this omnibus of extraordinary book sculptures. via Explore – “Withdrawn from Circulation,” a gorgeous book….
Seattle Public Library Encourages Summer Reading by Knocking Books on the Ground
Doesn’t this just make you at least a little happy? Does it qualify as some form of book abuse? It’s at least illustrative that books should be used and not left lifeless on a shelf by those with access to them (as I may be guilty of)… I LOVE the library’s architecture. Reminds me in […]
Make Analog Synthesizers Teaches ‘Modern Approach To Old-School Sound Synthesis’ » Synthtopia
Make Analog Synthesizers Teaches ‘Modern Approach To Old-School Sound Synthesis’ » Synthtopia.
A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – Books on Google Play
A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – Books on Google Play.
The Accidents of Youth 1819 | The Public Domain Review
The Accidents of Youth 1819 | The Public Domain Review. The Accidents of Youth, consisting of short histories, calculated to improve the moral conduct of children, and warn them of the many dangers to which they are exposed : illustrated by engravings; 1819; Jas. W. and Chas. Adlard, London.