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ATG Quirkies: Audubon’s Odd Animal Fakes

According to a post on the website Atlas Obscura, the great American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter, John James Audubon was not above having some fun at the expense of the competition.  It se...
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ATG Quirkies: The Lost Art of Endpapers

Lovers of the art of bookmaking will enjoy this photo essay by Allison Meier.  The focus is on “one of the more overlooked aspects of book design, the creation of endpapers.”  Ms. Meier&#...
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ATG Quirkies: Write On!

It appears that science is now confirming what penmanship proponents have long thought – handwriting can make you smarter! Researchers at Princeton University and UCLA have discovered that R...