"As a student of the history of the book, I am fascinated by paratext and peritext; that is, everything in and about a book beyond the body of the text," Krissy Wilson, the creator of the Tumblr The Art of Google Books, in an interview with NewsHour Art Beat. 
"…To me, used books are infinitely more interesting than the kinds of books that collectors covet." 
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"As a student of the history of the book, I am fascinated by paratext and peritext; that is, everything in and about a book beyond the body of the text," Krissy Wilson, the creator of the Tumblr The Art of Google Books, in an interview with NewsHour Art Beat. 

"…To me, used books are infinitely more interesting than the kinds of books that collectors covet." 

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