Book Safes Save Books by JJ Pomegranate for The Public Slybrary

In spite of the fact that we repurpose books at the Public Slybrary, we celebrate intelligence and lament the seeming descent into Idiocracy unfolding before our eyes. We struggled mightily with this current endeavor in book crafts. Are we monsters for altering these venerable sources of human experience, creativity, and knowledge? Or as Holbrook Jackson posits in The Anatomy of Bibliomania (2001), “But what shall we say of those ghouls, chiefly in France, who scour the auction rooms, the…

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