07 March 2007

Bookbinding and discussions that go everywhere on Making Light

'Absolutely' is such an over-used word, except in the case of Patrick & Teresa Nielsen Hayden's Making Light, which is absolutely the best site on the web for discussions.

Read Patrick's post, All Knowledge is Contained, which leads straight as a knife chewed by a blender—to
Abi Sutherland's
fascinating 5-part history of bookbinding,
contributed as a


See her own beautiful hand bookbinding.

This gives me the opportunity to recommend Steven Roger Fischer's series:

The History of Language

The History of Reading

The History of Writing

published by Reaktion Books.

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