The Book Form
The Whatness of Bookness
This discussion was originally published in the Designer Bookbinder's Newsletter and is now reproduced on Peter Verheyen’s Book Arts Web.
What is a book? by Ed Hutchins
Ed Hutchins is an American book artist. One of the sections of this web page was written in response to a comment in The Whatness of Bookness
Is it a book?
This is a large and interesting web site on nonlinearity in literature and the book arts by Karen Drayne (a.k.a. Powell), Barbara Davison, and Emily-Jane Dawson. This link leads to a discussion on nonlinearity in books. There are also sections on the history and future of the book format.
Bookmaking interlude 1
Concertina (or accordion) books
This web page provides clear instructions on how to make a concertina (aka accordion) book.