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Why Designers Love Benjamin Moore's Newest Paint

Century is the paint company's play to the artisanal market. Here's why it's worth it<p>Will our unrelenting craze for the handcrafted artisanal object leave any corner of home decor untouched? It seems unlikely. The latest to hop on the bandwagon: paint. While decorator favorites like Eddy Dankers …

The Surprising Reason Why Books Smell So Good

Admit it: You've sniffed books before, too.<p>Old books, new books, passed down books, textbooks, thick books, thin books — they all have a pretty distinct smell, and there's actually a ton of science involved in explaining why.<p>Andy Brunning, a Cambridge chemistry teacher, studied the chemical makeup …

Beautiful Houses: Panorama House

Today we will show a breathtaking house in Nashik, India, a project by Ajay Sonar. We don't have the architect's website or details about the project …

Penguin Random House comienza las negociaciones con Amazon

El contrato de renovación en principio será igual al del resto de las editoriales, sin embargo representantes de Penguin Random House han afirmado y …

13 Sculptures Made Out of Books

Books are beautiful in their own right, but these artists have managed to improve on perfection.<p>1. Books to infinity<p><i>Flickr</i><p>This crazy miracle in a …

The World’s Weirdest Libraries (Photos)

Camels, manta rays, and tree boxes—people have been getting creative to get folks to take out a book.

Manta Rays

Reinventing the Modern Library as a Tech-Forward, Eco-Friendly, Community Hub

Libraries have long been community gathering spaces where all members of society can gather around the pursuit of knowledge or the entertainment of a …

Storage Ideas

11 Libraries So Astounding You'll Leave Your E-Reader at Home

You'll need a passport.<p>To visit the incredible collections featured in the aptly-named new book, Libraries, you won't need a library card, but you will need a passport. This piece originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.

How to Read More: The Simple System I'm Using to Read 30+ Books Per Year

Warren Buffett, the man commonly referred to as the greatest investor of the 20th century, was standing in front of 165 wide-eyed students from Columbia University.<p>One of the students raised his hand and asked Buffett for his thoughts on the best way to prepare for an investing career. After …

This Beijing Subway Now Has A Library Of Free E-Books For Passengers

Riders can stop playing Angry Birds and download something a bit more enriching.<p>On the subway in Beijing, as in most cities with underground Wi-Fi connections, commuters usually spend their rides mindlessly staring at their phones, scrolling through emails or playing games. But now riders on one …

Beijing

9 Authors Who Regretted The Success of Their Work

These authors found that success wasn't all it was cracked up to be—and sometimes even regretted writing their books in the first place.<p>1. Lewis …

14 ingeniosas campañas de fomento de la lectura

<b>Librerías y asociaciones agudizan humor e ingenio para promover la lectura</b><p><b>Leer estimula tu imaginación</b><p>La <b>Asociación de Editores de Madrid</b> lanza estos …

Los Angeles Road Sign Hacked: 'Read A F***ing Book'

Note: Still sick as hell, bear with me.<p>Because bookworms are a hardcore bunch, somebody hacked a road sign in downtown Los Angeles late last week …

Sales of printed books fall by more than £150m in five years

New figures from Nielsen BookScan show continuing decline since 2009 as more and more readers migrate to ebooks<p>Print sales of adult fiction have declined by over £150m since 2009, new figures show, as ebooks take an increasingly large bite out of the market.<p>A review of 2014 from book sales monitor …

Les plus belles bibliothèques du monde photographiées par Franck Bohbot

Après ses séries <b>This Game We Play</b> et <b>Empty Cinema</b>, le photographe français <b>Franck Bohbot</b> revient avec un nouveau projet initié en 2012, toujours en …

Eclipse – Le monde surréaliste de Jia Ma

Une sélection des créations surréalistes du concept artist chinois <b>Jia Ma</b>, qui mélange illustration, photographie et 3D pour nous transporter dans un …

Art

L'enthousiasme pour les livres papier, et l'avenir des livres numériques

<b>La demande accrue pour les livres papier dans les librairies britanniques soulève l'enthousiasme en Grande-Bretagne. C'est Waterstones qui a donné le</b> …

Livres

Descarga más de 15.000 cómics gratis del Digital Comic Museum

Nos encantan los cómics, si son gratis más aún. El Digital Comic Museum nos ofrece una recopilación de más de 15.000 cómics totalmente gratis y …

Coffee is only the start of the future of our libraries

A recent government report suggested ways in which libraries could adapt to the way we read now – but attitudes need to change first<p>“Libraries should be more like coffee shops.” The headlines following last month’s publication of the Independent Library Report for England by the Department for …

Humanities

Seriously though, how did the Most Beautiful Library in America get Demolished?

<i>T</i>he old Public library of Cincinnati was the sort of place you only see in a Harry Potter film; colossal cast-iron book alcoves and spiral staircases …

El mapa del tesoro de los libros en Madrid

ESTAMOS DE ENHORABUENA: <b>los pere­gri­na­jes del biblió­filo madri­leño ya no serán a cie­gas.</b> Hay que agra­de­cér­selo a las edi­to­ria­les del grupo …

The 20 Coolest Libraries In The World | HiConsumption

When we think of cool, the library isn’t exactly the first thing that comes to mind. The library is for dorks and nerds. It’s where losers hang out. …

New Pew Poll Finds That E-Books Are Booming but Print Holds Its Own

A new Pew study finds that readers are embracing e-books on a variety of devices but that print is holding its own.<p>Traditionally (strange word to use …

Readmill – the ebook reader that's built for sharing

The social reading service can be used with apps such as Librarus, Marvin and Bookinist, allowing books to be read on multiple devices and accounts<p>The great hope for electronic literature has always been that it will allow us to read anything, anywhere, at any time. This is the dream of the …

Moda hombre, cuidados, gastro, cine, tv, libros y entrevistas.

31/01/2018<p>Publicidad - Sigue leyendo debajo<p>31/01/2018<p>Dirigirá y protagonizará una película sobre el veterano narcotraficante Leo Sharp.<p>31/01/2018<p>Su …

“Tengo ya una lista de mis sucesores para entregar a Feltrinelli”

Gabriela Wiener.<p><i>"¿El editor estrella?", pregunto desde Madrid. "Superestrella sería más preciso", responde desde Barcelona Jorge Herralde. Y es</i> …

Libros para volver a leer

Dicen libreros y editores que lo peor ha pasado, que la caída de ventas ha tocado fondo. Pero otra cosa es la recuperación, así que el sector …

Carmen Amoraga gana el Premio Nadal 2014 con “La vida era eso”

<b>La ganadora del 70 Premio Nadal de Novela ha sido Carmen Amoraga con «La vida era eso», y lo ha recibido de manos de una referente del galardón</b> …