Saturday, 4 February 2012

Bookshelf book in The Times - 'Books are the new vinyl'


"...as with the fetishisation of vinyl by the fortysomething North London male, books and, specifically, their organisation and categorisation, have retained a sort of totemic significance. The art publisher Thames & Hudson is about to bring out two books (not available on Kindle) on the subject of book classification and arrangement: the paperback edition of Living With Books by Dominique Dupuich and Roland Beaufre (out at the beginning of April) and Bookshelf by Alex Johnson (February 20). Both are visual explorations of how we curate our own domestic Dewey systems.
Books are the new vinyl: take it as read
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