Watch this short (2-minute) video primer on how to save a waterlogged book.
No fancy or expensive tools needed, just 4 simple things will get the job done:
- paper towels
- a fan
- a couple of boards
- something heavy, like bricks (because not all of us have a book press)
There's a bonus tip, in case you don't have time to repair a waterlogged book as soon as it comes to you.
Source: How to Rescue a Water-Damaged Book: A Short, Handy Primer (video) at The Digital Reader