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Stunning illustrations about books by Mariusz Stawarski

Imaginative illustrations about books by Mariusz Stawarski

Some of the most brilliant illustrations by the Polish artist Mariusz Stawarski put books in focus. Books have the tremendous power to…

Evolving library concepts #infographic

16 concepts for the evolving library (infographic)

What an inspiring way to rethink what libraries are about! See also: Reid Wilson has created an amazingly simple visual, called Evolving…

Five ways to use your library card #infographic

5 ways to use your library card (infographic)

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! Do you know you can use your library card for much more than just borrowing books?…

Floor plans of famous authors bedrooms - visuals by Home Advisor

Floor plans of famous authors’ bedrooms

Who are your favorite authors? Wouldn’t you like to learn more about how and where they lived, or which habits they had?…

Interactive guide to young adult reading writing publishing

An interactive guide to reading, writing, and publishing young adult literature

A team from YA Highway, a flourishing community of YA writers and readers, has released an interesting piece that’s a visual guide…

Ebook geek problems No. 44 - Headache when the new book by your favorite author is still not available in an ebook format.

Ebook geek problems #44

Headache when the new book by your favorite author is still not available in an ebook format.

China and the US release almost half the world's books #chart

China and the US release 48% of the world’s books (chart)

The annual report prepared by International Publishers Association (IPA) includes interesting global publishing stats. As Quartz points out just two countries, China…

5 fundaments of reading instruction #infographic

5 pillars of effective reading instruction (infographic)

Back-to-school time is perfect to share infographics like this one. The visual was created by Texthelp, the company that provides literacy support…

Famous authors from each US state - literary map

Famous American authors from each state (infographic)

The idea of combining facts about books with the visual impact of the map is a highly intriguing and involving way to…

Are beautiful books great reads #infographic

Are beautiful books great reads? (infographic)

You are doing right if you don’t judge books by their covers. Some books have ugly cover art but are worth reading.…

Clever ads for Livraria Cultura bookstores

Smart ads suggest books based on movies you watched

Creatives, Eduardo Fialho and Diego Koury from Arcos Brazil ad agency have prepared a set of brilliant ads that play with a…

Beach reads for summer 2017 #infographic

Books to add to your summer reading list 2017

Getting ready for summer 2017? Make sure to take with you the books by Margaret Atwood, Haruki Murakami, John Grisham, Sue Grafton, and more!

Harry Potter books redesigned to look like vintage books from Penguin Books series

If Harry Potter books were published 50 years ago in Penguin series

Graphic designer M.S. Corley redesigned Harry Potter books to look like classic Penguin Books covers from the 60s and 70s.

How to make the most of summer reading #infographic

How to make the most of summer reading (infographic)

Reading books is the best way to prevent summer slide – a decrease of achievement gains made during the previous school year.…

Parthenon of the Banned Books by Marta Minujin in Kassel, Germany - Documenta 14 Exhibition

A replica of the Parthenon temple made from 100,000 banned books (pictures)

Through mid-September, you can see in Kassel, Germany, a huge book installation made to look like the famous Greek temple. Argentinian conceptual…

Countries with the most and fewest libraries per 100,000 residents #infographic

Countries with the most and fewest libraries per 100,000 residents (infographic)

How can you judge which country is the best for the book lover? You can rank countries by literate behaviour characteristics, for…

The future of the library is the library of things #infographic

The future of the library is the library of things (infographic)

We live in times of the internet of things. Things such as a fridge can connect to the web and send messages.…

Ebook geek problems No. 41 - I don't need an e-reader with a color screen. My mind will color the words beautifully.

Ebook geek problems #41

I don’t need an e-reader with a color screen. My mind will color the words beautifully.

The ultimate flowchart to find the best summer read #infographic

Find your next great read with this ultimate flowchart (infographic)

When planning summer holidays, many people want to carefully select the books they are going to take and read. One way to…

Reading and writing go hand in hand #infographic

Reading and writing go hand in hand (infographic)

Everyone knows that the best way to write better is to read more. Did you know it could also work the other…