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Great Ideas: The Inventivity of Books

Surprisingly, the book format has long experienced creative developments. Though outliers to the normal codex format, the items shown in this exhibit confirm that bookmakers are ingenious in their invention. From the physical—like The Invisible Book made out of clear tape–to the shaped, such as Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, and from the food box of Eat and Die to the Viewmaster of Mushrooms in Their Natural Habitats, there will be something to impress and surprise the viewer. 

On display in the library, April 4–June 23; in the flat cases and wall case by the reference desk.

For more information, contact Gay Walker or visit:
http://info.library.reed.edu/2017/04/great-ideas-the-inventivity-of-books/.
Submitted by Robin Tovey.
Posted on Apr 19, 2017

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