Excerpt from The Book Patrol:
"In this video, London booksellers Adrian Harrington and Jonathan Kearnes take us on a 15-minute tactile journey focusing on the physical, irreplaceable nature of the book object.
Whether it is Harrington tying together the long history, from Dickens to Harry Potter, of books being the launching pad for cultural stardom to Kearnes reminding us that a well-made book can outlast all of us, it becomes clear that these two men are passionately committed to the book.
Neither shun technology, nor see it as an end all for the printed book. They, like me, see these emerging technologies as a perfect complement to the book and not as a replacement."
Click on this link to watch the video ... Hail to the Book! A couple of booksellers get physical