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You Chose Wrong: A Compilation of Horrific Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Endings

Oh man, this is making my morning. Remember Choose Your Own Adventure Books (if you just said no, then 1) I pity your childhood; and 2) learn about them here). Now some beautiful genius has created You Chose Wrong. It is a tumblr dedicated to scanning and posting the various horrific endings in Choose Your […]

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Introducing the Pages & Proofs book blog

Reading Copy has a sister. AbeBooks has just launched a new blog called Pages & Proofs for our AbeBooks.co.uk site, which serves our British customers. I’m handling most of the blogging on Pages & Proofs and I promise to make it the same but different to Reading Copy. It will be the same in that […]

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Introducing the AbeBooks’ Tumblr: Bookorithms

We urge fans of AbeBooks, and books in general, to take a look at the AbeBooks’ Tumblr – Bookorithms. It is devoted to beautiful, notable and rare books. Bookorithms is a very visual journey through our sort of books – famous first editions, memorable dust jackets, beautiful bindings, eye-catching illustration and obscure but interesting books […]

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Hark! a Great Gift – Kate Beaton’s “Hark! A Vagrant” Book Now Available

Kate Beaton’s Hark! a Vagrant web comic is now available in a book. It’s hard to imagine anything more wonderful.

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The Frye Festival Celebrates Northrop’s 100th

This year’s Frye Festival, located in Moncton, New Brunswick and taking place April 23rd – 29th, 2012, celbrates the 100th birthday of literary critic and theorist Northrop Frye with an array of fun and bookish events.

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J.D. Salinger – Fighting for Privacy Even After Death

JD Salinger died two years ago. To date, no new writing has been revealed or released. The literary world seems frustrated, but do we have any right to be?

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Blog of Vintage Space Flight Books

Apparently, I am not alone in my adoration of beautiful, vintage space books – the Dreams of Space blog confirms.

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Charles Bukowski’s Letter – Terms for Poetry Reading

Letter from Charles Bukowski, outlining his terms to give a poetry reading.

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AbeBooks’ Most Expensive Sales of 2011

AbeBooks’ Most Expensive Sales of 2011 included an eclectic, varied list of treasures from every genre imaginable.

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Literary Feasts: Recipes from the Classics of Literature

Literary Feasts: Recipes from the Classics of Literature by Barbara Scrafford discusses delicious food scenes from famous books, and provides accompanying recipes. Reading and cooking!

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