Robin Rendle acknowledges it is cruel but he “always judge a book by its margins” he can forgive poor paper and type selection. But in this terrific article Robin delves into the importance of the shape, and function of space - and includes some vividly written reviews on well designed books “The story became, over time, somehow indivisible with the shape and format of its container. The way that pages creak as they’re turned, their thickness, the initials that sink into wide columns of text, they all blend deeply into the narrative.”