Category Archives: Book of the Week

It’s time for BOTW

A creative class project idea: Make a book

Martha Davis, a second grade teacher in Toronto, Canada, is no stranger to Blurb. She’s an experienced bookmaker who knows what it means to have a printed book, and how it can transform a creative class project into something big. Case in point: Dogs Who Talk. The book, a fun and freeform collection of stories [...]

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Indie Book of the Week: Thirty Three Doors

This time of year we often reflect on our accomplishments in the last year. So we were delighted to see a blog post from photographer  Giovanni Savino entitled My small, big achievement in 2012. Savino has just put his two-year endeavor, Thirty Three Doors, into a Blurb coffee table photo book. Thirty Three Doors was [...]

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Book of the Week: 37 or So Ingredients: The Hostess Twinkie

Normally, during this time of year we start talking about ingredients and recipes for home-baked pies and breads. But today we saw the news that Hostess, the venerable provider of cream-filled, mass-market baked goods, will be shutting down. So instead, we’re featuring photographer Dwight Eschliman‘s book 37 or so Ingredients: The Hostess Twinkie. Eschliman’s book [...]

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Stephen Schaub’s One Book One Week

How’s this for dedication to photography? Stephen Schaub is photographer who’s taken on the daunting task of creating one Blurb book every week. And we don’t just mean putting the book together from shots he’s collected. No, Schaub does the whole deal, from conceiving of the project (fair grounds, bedrooms, head shots) to shooting it to [...]

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