Book Domino Chain World Record

To launch their summer reading project, the Seattle Public Library went for a world’s record. Worth watching for a glimpse inside their amazing Rem Koolhaus designed building.

Let’s see you top this with eBooks!

About David Crotty

I am a Senior Editor with Oxford University Press' journal publishing program. Prior to that I served as an Executive Editor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, and was also the commissioning editor for their book publishing program. Many years ago, I was a research scientist, receiving my Ph.D. in Genetics & Development from Columbia University, and doing postdoctoral research in neural development at Caltech.


6 thoughts on “Book Domino Chain World Record

  1. Try doing THAT with ebooks!

    Posted by Anthony | Jul 12, 2013, 11:22 am
  2. What a great video – thanks for sharing! We’re going to link to you in Publishing Business Today!

    Posted by Lynn Rosen | Jul 12, 2013, 11:45 am
  3. Amazing! But I do feel sorry for the library staff who have to re-shelve all these books…

    Posted by Sandy Thatcher | Jul 12, 2013, 2:47 pm
  4. Reblogged this on The Write Savage and commented:
    Nice use of books to kick of this library’s summer reading program. I like the way they think. Ha-ha!

    Posted by Janine Savage | Jul 12, 2013, 3:14 pm
  5. And then they all have to be put *back* on the shelves…..sigh

    Posted by Steve | Jul 12, 2013, 4:08 pm
  6. Lo podrian registrar en
    Wl registro oficial del mundo de los records

    Posted by david | Jul 15, 2013, 11:11 am

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