“Mr. Kahle had the idea for the physical archive while working on the Internet Archive, which has digitized two million books. With a deep dedication to traditional printing — one of his sons is named Caslon, after the 18th-century type designer — he abhorred the notion of throwing out a book once it had been scanned. The volume that yielded the digital copy was special.” The New York Times reports on Brewster Kahle’s “ark full of books.”
- Amelia Gray’s “On the Predator” is up now at Five Chapters. We’ll have a review of her novel Threats later this week.
- Jenny Holzer has returned to painting; Dan Rosenblum has the story.
- Judith Ossello reports for The Outlet on Saturday at AWP.