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Peace Reigns Throughout the Land, and Other News

January 16, 2014 | by

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Stained glass window, Denis and Saint Sebastian Church, Kruft, Germany. Photo: Reinhardhauke, Wikimedia Commons.

*persistent, intractable religious hostilities notwithstanding

 

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Towers of Books!

June 11, 2013 | by

In Japan, arranging bookstore displays is an art form.

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A World Without Books

April 26, 2013 | by

If you have twenty minutes free, watch this short film. The Last Bookshop, which was shot in bookstores around London and Kent, takes place in a dystopian future world without books, and makes an engaging case for the joys of print. By Richard Dadd and Dan Fryer.

 

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Lello Bookstore, Porto, Portugal

April 24, 2013 | by

The Lello bookstore, Porto, Portugal,

The Lello bookstore, Porto, Portugal.

“Standing there, staring at the long shelves crammed with books, I felt myself relax and was suddenly at peace.” —Helene Hanff, Q’s Legacy

 

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This Is a Bookstore

April 11, 2013 | by

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It was a church: the thirteenth-century Boekhandel Selexyz Dominicanen in Maastricht, Netherlands, to be exact. Converted and restored in 2007, it is now a fully-functioning bookstore, complete with coffee shop. See more pictures here.

 

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Albums-as-Books, and Other News

March 19, 2013 | by

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