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Brian Sawyer is a Senior Editor for O'Reilly Media, where he manages the Missing Manuals division. He’s also coauthor of Best Android Apps and has served as lead editor for the company’s popular Hacks series, editor for Head First and Make: Books titles, and contributing editor to Craft magazine. When not writing or editing about technology, he uses it to help train for marathons (see Chapter 4 of Best Android Apps).

In addition to acquiring books for a couple other tech publishers, he has also shepherded books on knitting, cooking, and jewelry-making, and even has his name on the cover of an origami book. A bibliophile at heart, a book editor by trade, and a book crafter by avocation, his articles on bookbinding and altered books have appea
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Napkin Origami: 25 Creative...

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