A Paper Hound Tutorial: In Which a Book-stand is Rendered from a Wire Coat-Hanger.
First, you take a coat-hanger. Maybe you are feeling anxious, maybe a little crabby. This will help. Grasp it by the hook and the base and pull. Fold it in half along its natural bend. Then finesse the pointed end opposite the hook into a pouty little lip. Take the hook, bend it upwards and use it to snare the two wire legs, giving some tension to the back.
Now it looks like a Calder sculpture. It looks like my emotions when I am doing our book-keeping. It looks like a cheap and easy way to display your beautiful books.