Paperback Book Day
An atypical and little-known holiday is celebrated every year on July 30 – Paperback Book Day.
Soft book cover is made of offset paper. It is intended to protect the book, its design, binding, as well as to provide some brief information about the author or the work itself. The first paperbacks appeared in the 19th century.
Advantages and disadvantages of paperback books
Pluses soft cover in its flexibility and affordability of such a book; minuses: higher risk of damage and faster deterioration than hardcover books.