Now that tablet-reading has become a new normal for many fans of the written word, it might seem that the physical book’s tenure as a work of art has reached its end. Good thing Pyramid Atlantic doesn’t buy that. The Silver Spring arts center hosts its 13th biennial Book Arts Fair this weekend, highlighting books and contemporary prints that challenge the limitations of those media. Visitors can wander through the exhibitor hall to examine and purchase works by students in the Corcoran’s Art and the Book graduate program, handmade prints and cards by local crafters James Quigley and Tatiana Shukhin, and books created by artisans from around the nation; for those with the itch to learn, there will be demonstrations and lectures by art historians and practicing artists. Even people who read the latest bestseller electronically will be charmed—these artfully designed objects look way better on a coffee table than an iPad. The fair runs Nov. 14 to 16 at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. $10–$55. (301) 608-9101.