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Books on the Floor, and Other News

June 13, 2013 | by

Bibliophilism (2006), by Pamela Paulsrud.

Pamela Paulsrud, Bibliophilism, 2006.

  • Flooring. Made of books.
  • “New Canadian research finds reading a literary short story increases one’s comfort with ambiguity.” ’Nuff said, really. 
  • Finland’s passport doubles as an excellent moose-themed flipbook, as it should.
  • Notes on “politeness formulae.” Or, why we inexplicably sign e-mails with unwarranted thanks.
  • Speaking of linguistics: the derivation of the term paperback.
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