How to Look Like You’re Reading Something Smart on the Bus


You’re a reasonable reader. You like the aesthetics of an old-fashioned paper-and-glue book, but you’re not averse to turning the virtual pages of an e-reader either.

If that description sounds like you, here’s a DIY project you might like: making an old book into a Kindle case.

(Physical-book purists, do NOT click the link. You will find only literary carcasses and lasting horror.)

Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →