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Nicholson Baker

“In 1855, as the price of paper rose, Dr. Deck proposed to dig up 2 1/2 million tons of Egyptian mummies, ship them to New York, unroll them; and use their linen wrappings to make paper.”


Nicholson Baker, Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper
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Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper by Nicholson Baker
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