Cage Free Sustainability: Don't be afraid to reuse in your design. We can't take our eyes off of this idea combining two of our favorite things: books and lighting. (recycled lamp DIY : Books table lamp in paper lights diy with Light Lamp DIY Book)
The Book Lamp is shaped and designed to resemble classic literature. A translucent block inside emits a soft glow of light through the front and sides. You can leave the book open or closed to adjust the amount of light.
How To Make a Reading Lamp from a Hardcover Book by Steve Hoefer (Inventor, CA) & Grathio Labs. It turns off when closed & gives off a variable amount of light depending on how far you open it, up to about a light equivalent.