Book Preservation Still Essential


Caring for aging books is a specialty task, but there are fewer qualified craftspeople even as demand for preserving nostalgia grows. Customers are often looking to save heirlooms that are not easily replaced. Go Skagit takes a look at this trade in the Pacific Northwest.

Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →