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Posted at Oct 21/2008 11:46PM:
Ben Winkler: book covers; paper bag cover; protection of book materiality; suppression of visual imagery

Posted at Oct 21/2008 11:50PM:
Ben Winkler: Visible Language

Posted at Oct 22/2008 03:39PM:
Lindsay: i think this line from the bookstore worker's blog is really poignant and explains fundamentally why the physicality of the book is so important

"The simple gestures of connection between a bookseller and her books, the physical interaction between body and object, made meaningful by what those objects signify and the ideas it is their job to present, begin to translate into successful commerce"