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"A Tribute to the Printer Aldus Manutius, and the Roots of the Paperback" - Jennifer Schuessler - New York Times

Current show on at the Grolier Club in New York featuring some of the books printed at Aldo Manuzio’s famous Aldine Printing Press. Manuzio is largely credited with establishing modern reading as we know it, by making smaller portable editions of classic books. 58 more words


"When Pound and Yeats Ate a Peacock" - Dan Chiasson - The New Yorker

Admittedly unversed in the works of these poets, I was more interested in the article’s portrayal of the poet’s personalities, their approach to early PR, and their attempts to fashion their own public image. 66 more words


"If You Give a Dude a Kale Chip" - Abby Ringiewicz - The New Yorker

I know that we all have our annoying quirks, but I swear I know ten people like this guy. Enjoy. 12 more words