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Hidden Treasures Part One - The Secrets Of Old Books

Louise Verity | Posted 10.13.2016 | Books
Louise Verity

As the owner of a literary gift company, I have a lot of gorgeous old books. I'm often lucky enough to find hidden treasures, secret snippets of the past, nestled within their pages.

The 11 Most Popular Out-Of-Print Books

Posted 08.23.2012 | Books has released an annual report ranking the most popular out-of-print books of the year. An out-of-print book is exactly what it soun...

Novel Ways To Reuse Old Books

Posted 08.06.2012 | Green

From Networx's Seyward Rebhal: If you’re the type of person who could never imagine taking apart a book – removing its pages, cutting off its c...


Rachael Berkey | Posted 08.13.2012 | Books
Rachael Berkey

I'm still trying to figure out how electronic bookstores are going to replace this past time. I don't know that they can.

21 Creative Uses For Old Books

SavySugar | Posted 06.05.2012 | Women

If you're a diehard bookworm, then you probably loathe throwing away old books. Here's a solution: upcycle them into things you want to keep around th...

WATCH: Why Do Old Books Smell So Good?

Posted 04.11.2012 | Books

E-book sales may be on the rise, but some readers remain faithful to their physical novels. Is it the act of turning a page or the prospect of stumbli...

Turn Your Books Into Pumpkin Decorations

Posted 12.13.2011 | Books

From Have a bunch of old books laying around? Turn them into unique decorations by creating unique pumpkins, perfect for autumn and...

PHOTOS: 'Take A Lesbian To Lunch' And Other Great Pulp Novel Covers

Michael Sharp | Posted 10.26.2011 | Books
Michael Sharp

My "Pop Sensation" blog is dedicated to celebrating the beauty, absurdity and unintentional hilarity of mid-20th-century paperback cover art.

Old Books You Love: What Older Books Are You Reading Or Dying To Read? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 06.03.2011 | Books

We asked you what book you're reading (or dying to read) that is over 15 years old. We received a flood of responses--see #oldbooksilove. On Twitt...

Sidewalks Of New York: Where You Find The Most Interesting Used Books

Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Amy Hertz

I am constantly on the lookout for what people are reading in public, because every month we compile a feature updating you on what we've spotted bein...

Smelling Books: Juding An Old Book By Its Odor

Wired | Alexis Madrigal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Take an antique leather-bound book, open it up, and inhale deeply. There's just something about that old-book smell. And thanks to a new analytical ch...