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Dark Archives: A Librarian’s Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin   book icon  
by Megan Rosenbloom (2020)

read: 26 August 2020
rating: [+]
category: non-fiction

Read an ARC of this eagerly-awaited book, it’s so so good. Think you know stuff about books bound in human skin? Think again. This book gives you some good facts and a compassionate look at what can seem like a ghoulish practice. Plus Megan’s a librarian! She tries to look into this practice to see if what we think is true (this was a practice mostly done by creeps and ghouls) is true (no). A few deeper looks at extant book where the provenance is well known and some speculation about cases in which less is known.

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