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ISBN-10: 1501307320

ISBN-13: 9781501307324

Edition: 2016

Authors: Lydia Pyne, Christopher Schaberg, Ian Bogost

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Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.You might think that its name says it all. A bookshelf is just that – a shelf for books. It's the stuff of libraries, offices, and the bane of movers' existence. But every shelf is different and every bookshelf tells a different story. One bookshelf can creak with character in a bohemian coffee shop and another can groan with gravitas in the Library of Congress.Bookshelf takes an almost meta-approach to the object studies aim of Object Lessons: exploring the stacks as well as our bedside tables, writer and historian Lydia Pyne unpacks not just the material parts but the secret lives of…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Publication date: 1/28/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 4.86" wide x 6.55" long x 0.49" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Christopher Schaberg is Associate Professor of English at Loyola University New Orleans, USA, and author of The Textual Life of Airports: Reading the Culture of Flight (2013).

Ian Bogost is Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and Professor of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, a Founding Partner at Persuasive Games LLC, and the coauthor of Newsgames: Journalism at Play (MIT Press, 2010).