Old timely charms: why used books should be displayed proudly

Immaculate book spines lining up perfectly on a bookshelf will give any book lover the feeling of immense joy. Nothing is better than seeing a well-organised bookshelf, whether it is arranged daringly in a bright rainbow, by height, paperback separated from the hardbacks, or placed wherever they can fit (because we've all been there). Thousands …

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Latest Cover Trends: Points of Discussion #3

I for one am not ashamed by the fact that book covers influence my purchases. I know for a fact that we all do it, but why exactly? Why are we so shallow when it comes to the outer appearance of a book, arguably the least important part? In the past I will admit not …