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  • v. To undo the process of booking; to cancel a booking.

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Examples

  • Manninen describes the recent phenomenon of the "unbook":

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • I recommend the experience, if not with Marks and Meaning, then with another unbook. posted by Andrew Simone in books, information architecture, sketch | * | 1 comment comments

    unbooks | clusterflock

  • As in open source software, version 1.0 of an unbook is a significant milestone, indicating that it is stable and reliable enough for use by the general public.

    Unbooks

  • Big quote for folks who do not wish to click through: 1. An unbook is never finished, but rather continually updated, based on feedback from users andtheir evolving needs.

    Unbooks

  • Like a story an unbook has a clear beginning and end, although those things might change over time.

    Unbooks

  • Implied by the unbook – though not necessary – is print on demand.

    Unbooks

  • Whereas a traditional book is published in editions whenever it gets revised (or it has sold out), an unbook is released in versions (1.0, 1.13, 2.0 etc) which are never finished but always open to feedback from readers.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • I recommend the experience, if not with Marks and Meaning, then with another unbook.

    unbooks | clusterflock

  • Dave Gray Co-Founder of the unbook movement, Founder of XPLANE, author of Marks and Meaning

    SXSW Panel: The Rise of the Unbook | clusterflock

  • A new form is emerging; an ever-evolving, never-finished book, typically characterized by a curator, community and focused topic area: The unbook.

    SXSW Panel: The Rise of the Unbook | clusterflock

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