Books Are Weapons In The War of Ideas

I've been a little obsessed with this "Books Are Weapons in the War of Ideas" artwork for awhile now, and I'm even more so now that I know the story behind it. Here's a great article from The Atlantic about the Council on Books in Wartime and how patriotic publishers practically gave away (for six cents each) millions of their best books during WW2 and, as a result, created a nation of readers.

Stephen Watkins

Husband. Dad. Former ad guy. Current grad student. Future teacher. Unrepentant geek.