Today at Fiction Writers Review, we present you with three more things your book can do.
1. Books as handbags
Craft podcast Curbly presents step-by-step instructions for turning your favorite tome into a purse. For the gentlemen, perhaps a large volume, like an atlas, could be used to make a stylish attache?
2. Kindle cover
Love your Kindle, but want to maintain street cred with the paper-book-loving crowd? Instructables shows how to craft a Kindle cover from an old hardback. Now you can enjoy the hi-tech benefits of an e-reader along with the satisfying handfeel and weight of a low-tech book.
3. Lifesaver. Literally.
The folks over at Electric Literature tested several bulky books of 2010including a Kindle, Rick Moody’s 729-page Four Fingers of Death and, yes, Franzen’s ubiquitious Freedomto see which would be best at stopping a bullet. That’s right. THEY SHOT BOOKS! Watch the video below to find out which book to carry for protection.