Tag Archives: Books

Amazon’s Warehouse – the ‘Chaotic Storage’ approach

‘Ordered’ chaos As the world’s largest online retailer, Amazon needs somewhere to put all of those products. The solution? Giant warehouses. Eighty to be exact. Strategically located near key shipping hubs around the world. The warehouses themselves are massive, with some over … Continue reading

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Pic-of-the-Week : Book temptation

This book arch is the entrance of a book store “Le Bal des Ardents” in Lyon (Rue Neuve), France. (Picture via Breathing Books)

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What’s In A Name?

What happens when a kid judges a book by its cover? Click below to see a six-year-old’s cute and hilarious interpretations of classic novels based on looking at their covers. Judging a Book by Its Cover: A 6-year-old Guesses What … Continue reading

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The Making of A Book

You have seen Mariah Bear’s version of publishing process. And here’s author Rohit Bhargava’s sharing of how his book “Likeonomics” was borned.  The book ranked #7 Best selling business book in America when it was launched a month ago. Congratulations Rohit! Go … Continue reading

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The Rise of E-Reading

The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has a 3-year, $1.4 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study the role of libraries in users’ lives and in their communities. As a result of their … Continue reading

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Infographics – How a book is born

Mariah Bear, the Executive Editor at Weldon Owen, shares with us this interesting infographic about how a book is born. Love it!

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Alone again, borrow me

Everyone needs a little company and books are no exception. You only have to spend a little time in your neighbourhood library and ponder the hundreds of titles on the shelves to realise that, yes, many of these books are, sadly, … Continue reading

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Another Book Art – Book Sculpture

Remember my Book Art post featuring Isaac G. Salazar’s work? Here’s another artist who, like Isaac, blew me away with his ingenious works – slicing and tearing into books – Artist Brian Dettmer.

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Pic-of-the-Week – Books for Tall People

This picture was taken at a second hand shop “Recycled Books Records CDs” in Denton, Texas. If you can’t reach it, GIVE UP! It is not meant for you!

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Pic-of-the-Week – Books for an essential purpose

These books are not for sale but may cost you an arm or a leg!

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