Nuptial Bibliocide: Veronica Spencer’s Pop-Up Wedding Books


At a recent Toronto wedding, between green-silk placemats, flowers and vintage cutlery, sat a novel wedding guest, an open book with faded edges and delicate paper, and the words, “A Love Story,” popping up from its centre. Veronica Spencer has used books that were once gathering dust at a bookstore, or being sold at a garage sale, to make hundreds of wedding decorations like this one. Her...

Bookishness: Week of January 23, 2012


Fewer cardigans than one might expect, but a fair number of spectacles The latest in the Toronto Standard’s Uniform Project: Librarians. CanLit is Sexy Not convinced? Let the CanLit is Sexy tumblr sweet talk its way into your heart (or elsewhere). Definitely safe for work, sadly. Books on film TIFF’s Books on Film returns in February for a second season, featuring Eleanor Wachtel in...