bookshelf http://kmuw.org en Into It: What Your Bookshelf Says About You http://kmuw.org/post/it-what-your-bookshelf-says-about-you <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Your bookshelf might not seem interesting at first glance, but it has a strange history that might surprise you.</p><p>Ever since books began phasing out scrolls in the 1st century AD, they've needed a place to rest.</p><p>During the first 1,400 years of the book's existence, people managed to arrange them in just about every conceivable way other than today's current format.</p><p>They've been packed away in large trunks. On shelves, they've been piled horizontally or with the spines up, down, or backwards.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:22:14 +0000 Andrew Bales 23890 at http://kmuw.org Into It: What Your Bookshelf Says About You