Emoji Dick is a crowd sourced and crowd funded translation of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick into Japanese emoticons called emoji. The project was conceived by Fred Benson and was successfully funded on Kickstarter way back in 2009. The book’s over 6000 sentences are translated 3 times by Amazon Mechanical Turk workers (volunteers, basically) and the […]
This BOOK HIVE project is made by Rusty Squid and debuted last year at the Bristol Central Library to celebrate 400 years of Bristal Libraries. The installation features animatronic books that open and close in response to viewers in front of it. Neat!
This Thursday, July 10th, the Powerhouse Arena in DUMBO is hosting the book launch of Matt Litwack and Jurne’s new urban exploration book, Beneath the Streets: The Hidden Relics of New York’s Subway System. The event is free for all (however, space is limited) and it’ll be a great time and place to hear from […]
It’s been a while since I’ve read a work of fiction. The Fault in Our Stars was my book for the month of June and it was so damn good that I finished it within a week. A good thing too, since I’m going to see the movie later on today. Come to think of […]