The Book As Object

“The book is dead” is a proclamation frequently heard today, almost to the point of banality. Since the conceptualisation of a hypothetical proto-hypertext device called Memex in 1945, there have countless commentaries on both sides of the bookish aisle defending the survival or predicting the inevitable demise of the physical book. On one hand, the…

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Language

Language is unique, fascinating and mystifying all at the same time. In fact, it is so complex and sometimes so arbitrary that aliens observing us may wonder how an individual ever masters a language, and sometimes more than one. Yet, we all do it with amazing skill and speed through the early years of our…

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Colourless

A poetic portrayal of a lonely urbanite dealing with the secrets and hurts from his past, this book will resonate with many city dwellers not because the same events happened to us, but because of the common loneliness that all of us deal with. Carrying around questions from the past and hurts inflicted by people around us,…

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