So how did something so nascent become so elemental to our humanity? As the book evolves and we replace bound texts with flat screens and electronic ink, are these objects and files really books?
Does the feel of the cover or the smell of the paper add something crucial to the experience, or does the magic live only within the words, no matter what their presentation? Brain Pickings participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn commissions by linking to Amazon.
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Since the beginning of print, covers have reflected the design trends and technologies of their day. Many people base their thoughts and ideas about a book off of what they see on the cover, making the look of a book just as important as the contents inside. From her studies, she learned books, and more specifically manuscripts, were made with the nicest materials possible.
In the 13th and 14th centuries, books were made out of sheepskin and calfskin parchment. They were mostly bound in leather, sometimes with beautiful gold and ivory covers. Today, the design of a book cover is no less important than back then. If she can tell the author and their agent really thought about a novel cover, Thomason would be intrigued.
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I think maybe in more terms of the novel, I expect the colors to tell me somewhat of the content. Share facebook twitter pinterest google plus. Additional Resources for you to Explore.
The evolution of the book - Julie Dreyfuss
What we are now witnessing is the transformation of active material into archival relics. The digitalization of the book emerges as a product of its culture, but to focus solely on such editions crafts a false tale that loses the humanness associated with the craft. We trade sensory experience for portability and convenience. When we become more used to reading screens, does the reading process change?
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This is an interesting tool for examining the 'life cycle' of the book. What is the legacy of the book?