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25 Random Things About Reading

Jade (via Margaret) of the Itzabitza blog compiled and posted this great list of 25 Random Things About Reading, reproduced below. A lot of it made me smile. 1. Reading about yawning makes you yawn. 2. Books used to be shelved “backwards” with the spine facing the back of the shelf and the fore-edge facing […]

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Top 10 Bits of Ephemera I Can’t Afford (But Would Like, Please).

Presenting, in no particular order…the top 10 things that aren’t quite books but are book-related that I would like to own, but can’t quite afford, so someone please buy them for me. Thank you. 1. Signed Photo of Pablo Picasso. I love Picasso. I love his art, and having seen/read much about him, he seemed […]

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Bestselling fiction authors in the world for 2008

If you took a look at global sales trends for the biggest authors in the world you would find that Khaled Hosseini and Ken Follett are globally the most popular writers, and by that I mean they are the only two writers to turn up on seven top 10 lists of the nine countries that […]

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