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Weekly podcast: 8 kids make one kooky cookbook

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What do you get a grandpa who goes by the name GUS, a.k.a. Grandma’s Ultimate Stud? No grandfatherly golf gear would do, so Anne Raimondi’s entire family conspired to make a custom Blurb cookbook with all the food that reminded them of GUS. The adults in the family had smoked lamb sausage gourmet treats in [...]

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Book of the Week does the heavy lifting

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All the photos in Aaron Fahrmann’s book Industry were taken within a four-block radius, which might not seem like such a tough job in a picture-perfect location. Hawaii looks spectacular even on a bad day, and Venice adds instant drama to any shot – but an industrial park? Now there’s a challenge that flexes some [...]

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Passover’s coming: Got your Haggadah handy?

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Back in the 16th century, it wasn’t so hard to choose a text for your Passover seder: there were only 25 editions in print, and you’d be lucky to come by any one of them. But today an Amazon search yields more than 2,800 results for Haggadah, or “telling” of Jewish liberation from slavery described [...]

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Making Blurb books with iPhoto shots: The word is out

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Below the roar of indie bands at South by Southwest this week, you might have heard a buzz as Mac users discovered BookSmart could drag and drop their photos directly from iPhoto into Blurb books. Musicians, filmmakers, and other creative Mac users raved about it to our staff – look for their books in our [...]

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