New Titles

New books, movies, and other things that have a title and are available on Amazon.com. Yes, we do receive a small commission for purchases made from this page. Featured on this page are the rough notes including links to authors and tweets about the work. Often these raw notes are cut and paste into a …

Bookstores

Photo: Amate Books Bookstore Questions What are your favorite bookstores? = ¿Cuáles son tus librerías favoritas? Headlines https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/should-we-pay-to-enter-bookstores https://lithub.com/on-the-experience-of-entering-a-bookstore-in-your-forties-vs-your-twenties – @the_big_quiet https://www.outsideonline.com/2344391/adventure-town-bookstores Planeta.com New Titles Books Books Links Literacy

World Book Day

Photos There are at two dates to celebateWorld Book Day. Hashtag: #WorldBookDay The official event hosted by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is April 23 as World Book Day was first celebrated on April 23, 1995. This celebration is also known as World Book and Copyright Day, or International Day of the …

Jólabókaflóð

Buzzwords Jólabókaflóð = Icelandic tradition whereby people give books to each other in the months running up to Christmas — & especially on Christmas Eve Embedded Tweets Word of the day: “Jólabókaflóð” – lit. “Yule book-flood”; Icelandic tradition whereby people give books to each other in the months running up to Christmas — & especially …

Books Links

Photo Links related to books presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Down with Dewey Is Listening to a Book the Same Thing as Reading It? – NYT Embedded Tweets I am a visiting scholar at Berkeley this year. I just found out I can only check out 20 BOOKS at the time. It is impossible …

Tsundoku

Buzzwords Tsundoku = acquiring reading materials but letting them pile up in one’s home without reading them Headlines Tsundoku: The art of buying books and never reading them – BBC personal-libraries Wikipedia Tsundoku Planeta.com Books Books Links Japanese