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I often read a lot of books as well as other texts, and thus I spend a lot of money on books. For that reason I often download books and other types of publications that are in the public domain and just read them on my laptop or tablet. However I am kind of old school and prefer having the actual text which I can grab and turn the pages with ease.

I am planning on simply printing out some of the books I plan to read, as well as other texts, and simply binding them together so I can have an easy time navigating through them.

I was wondering if I should use regular sized paper 8.5 x 11 in or if I should use another size. How about for a book cover? Should the size of the book cover be bigger when I print it or the same as the other? I am planning on printing and binding my own books, and other types of text publications such as archived articles.

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