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If you live in or have ever visited a city that can lay claim to being the birthplace of a historical figure, you've no doubt noticed the official plaque outside the former residence. Many of these buildings are actually...
Today we celebrate what would have been the 128th birthday of controversial literary figure D.H. Lawrence. Or, can we really say 'celebrate'? This is, after all, an author who had only one positive obituary. Celebration or not, there is...
For this Sketchbook Saturday blog post we had asked one of our Graphic Designers to submit some doodles suggesting perspective. What we got was way cooler than we even imagined! These drawings suggest the deceptively complex "impossible figures" of...
Sunday, September 25th marks the first day of this year's Banned Books Week. Why should you care? After all, books aren't banned in today's society, are they? We have the freedom to read anything we want, by any author...
Oh, the things you can do with physical books. In previous posts we covered book origami (word sculptures created from books) and literary jewelery (rings and bracelets fashioned from the pages of famous literary works), and now we want to...
Image Source: www.AVClub.com May the 4th be with you, Endpaper readers! In the past, finding a connection between journalling and the Star Wars films might have been difficult, but that has all changed with the recent discovery of the "Yoda...
Tomorrow is Mary Shelley’s birthday, and we’ve decided to fête the famous author by getting a head start on Hallowe’en and defending the top five misunderstood monsters in literature. Mary Shelley, the daughter of feminist philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft, wrote...
After last year's successful calligraphy event (and just in time for Mother's Day), Paperblanks® and the New York Public Library's Readers and Writers Shop are again joining forces to offer a special calligraphy signing afternoon. If you are going...
Baz Luhrmann's theatrical adaptation of The Great Gatsby is going to be released in theaters later this week and we wanted to take the opportunity to look closer at the subject of one of our most popular journals --...
The bookmark is often taken for granted as the sidekick of a literary work of art. However, the history of these devices is inherently linked to that of books themselves, and over the years bookmarks have developed from simply...

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