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How To Save Wet Books

By Norman Chan

Apparently, you have to dry them.

The National Institute for Convservation instructs you on the four-step process of salvaging a book that has been drenched and possibly damaged in water. Unsurprisingly, drying is a huge part of it. But the best practices for drying are interesting, and the idea of throwing wet books into the freezer for salvaging later makes sense.