Iconic books are texts revered as objects of power rather than just as words of instruction, information, or insight. In religious and secular rituals around the globe, people carry, show, wave, touch and kiss books and other texts, as well as read them. This blog chronicles such events and activities. (For more about iconic books, see the links to the Iconic Books Project at left.)

Thursday, January 15, 2009

How Books (should be) Produced

The digital marketing team at Macmillan has produced a tongue-in-cheek (and self-promoting) account of book production on UTube:

I wonder how many people will take it at face value ...

(h/t to Michael Lieberman on Book Patrol).

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