don't know about you but when i get a good book i like to READ it.
look what these artists are doing to books!
this sublime piece by english artist su blackwell:
Hawaiin artist Jacqueline Rush Lee plays with the tactile and symbolic qualities of used books:
Mike Stilkey is based in Los Angeles:
Dark Roasted Blend is a site devoted to weird and wonderful things. Have a look at the Bitter Sweet Art of Cutting Up Books for more fantastical book sculptures and installations.