Formerly a blog about events in and around Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Since it's inception it has morphed into a book review site. Enjoy! Comments are welcome, if there is a book you'd like to suggest I read please let me know.
Review of "On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-thousand-year History" by Nicholas A. Basbanes
Publisher:New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Characteristics:xvi, 430 pages :,illustrations ;,25 cm
A very good overview of the history of
paper making, and how it was developed. The detail that the author
goes into was appreciated, and the fact that he toured many of the
places that are mentioned in the book give you a good insight into