Has the world of words ever been more topsy-turvy? The e-book revolution is either revitalizing publishing or hastening its demise; digital archiving is either rescuing texts for future generations or running afoul of important copyright law. We read “short-form” text all day long, yet one in five Americans won’t read a single book, in any format, in an entire year. This revolution is changing every aspect of the printed word…and changing us. (FD)
HOW TO SHARPEN PENCILS, 10 min, USA, Kenneth Price. A practical and theoretical treatise on the artisanal craft of pencil sharpening. The number one #2 pencil sharpener in the world, David Rees takes viewers through the delicate process of sharpening a pencil by hand.