Chang-rae Lee’s 3-D Printed Slipcover

Acclaimed author and this week’s guest editor of Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, Chang-rae Lee’s new novel, On Such a Full Sea, just came out. To celebrate, Riverhead Books, Lee’s publishers, went to MakerBot to create a limited edition run of the book featuring a 3D-printed slipcover.

Here’s how and why it happened:

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You can order a limited edition copy of On Such a Full Sea here.

And don’t miss Chang-rae Lee’s introduction to “La Moretta” by Maggie Shipstead in the latest Recommended Reading.

And for more rare books with interesting covers go here.

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