Sunday, April 28, 2013

Dumbledore's Yellow Pages

What? I was sure they were actual, real spell books borrowed from the real Hogwarts. Sadly, the prop department had to make due with what they had on hand: old phone books rebound and distressed to look old.  The interview this is from is here, the book discovery happens towards the end.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

El Ateneo

In 2000, publisher Grupos Ilhsa converted the 1920s-era Grand Splendid Theater in Buenos Aires into a bookstore called the  El Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore.   More pictures here.

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