Chris Aldrich is reading “Hidebound: The Grisly Invention of Parchment”

Read Hidebound: The Grisly Invention of Parchment by Keith Houston (Longreads)
While most of the Old World was writing on papyrus, bamboo, and silk, Europe carved its own gruesome path through the history books.
An excerpt from the book The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time by Keith Houston[1]

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[1]
K. Houston, The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time, 1st ed. W. W. Norton, 2016.

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Chris Aldrich

I'm a biomedical and electrical engineer with interests in information theory, complexity, evolution, genetics, signal processing, theoretical mathematics, and big history. I'm also a talent manager-producer-publisher in the entertainment industry with expertise in representation, distribution, finance, production, content delivery, and new media.

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