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The Last Bookshop April 16, 2013

Imagine a world without a bookshop; a place where physical books are nearing extinction and “original stories are lost forever.” Watch as a boy leaves the confines of his technologically advanced home and happens upon The Last Bookshop. Pure book magic ensues. Created by the folks at Bakery who say of the project: We love bookshops. But we saw that many are going through tough times. We wanted to contribute to the cultural debate with…

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Old Movies and Big Books March 14, 2013

Hollywood loved books in the 1930’s and 40’s. Not only were many of the films adapted from books but books also played a pivotal role in promoting the films. Above is Alan Ladd with a well-designed, super-sized copy of The Great Gatsby. Ladd played Jay Gatsby in the 1949 film version. and here are a few more striking examples: Charles Farrell and Janet Gaynor promote High Society Blues, 1930 Loretta Young, Alan Ladd– And Now Tomorrow ,…

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