We live in a world where digital books are growing at a rapid pace and many brick and mortar bookstores are shutting down. There is a ravenous zeal in which serious readers are embracing the digital form. Still, there are many things that physical book can do, that an eBook cannot.
A new Tumblr pairs people and book covers, in new and interesting ways. The core concept is actually fairly compelling. It is spearheaded by Emily Pullen, who photographs and collects pictures of people posing with books in such a way that designs of book covers match parts of their bodies. It originally launched in 2008 at Skylight Books in Los Angeles “on a boring Thursday night.”