More Flipback Love


After Jongbloed managing director Hugo van Woerden gave me a stack of dwarsligger/transetto/flipbacks last month, I mentioned my thrill at discovering John le Carre's Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy in the new format. The question you have to ask, when faced with such a startling departure from the traditional book concept, is whether it really works. Can you read a whole book this way, or is it just a clever gimmick? Over at my other blog, I answer the question based on my experience of the past couple of weeks. If you're interested, check it out: 

A Pocket Book That Really Fits

While you're there, you can also find out why I hate the new Kindle ads and why some bookcases from the 60s have me sorting through my collection of books.