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Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris

French photographer Franck Bohbot appreciates the simple pleasure of reading books, so he decided to travel around the world to document the most beautiful libraries. [More]

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The Vault’ in Valley City, North Dakota is just like any other coffee shop but the only difference is there is no one there to do the serving. [More]

Keira Knightley Conquers Dyslexia With a Help from Jane Austen

Actress Keira Knightly has revealed that she has battled dyslexia since childhood and to help her, her mother made her recite Sense And Sensibility. [More]

Why Books Smell So Good

By on June 12, 2014

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Ever wonder why smell of books is weirdly intoxicating? [More]

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You can get a copy of The Great Gatsby, now with a new cover featuring the cast of the upcoming film, for a few bucks in bookstores. But if you want to get a copy of the original first-edition, you will hurt your bank account. [More]

Reading Can Keep You Healthy

By on August 26, 2012

The joy of reading

Several studies show evidences that getting lost in a good book does not only provide recreation but might actually be good for our mental and physical health too. [More]

Fifty Shades of Grey Trilogy

A domestic violence charity in United Kingdom condemned EL James trilogy as misogynistic handbook that eroticises sexual abuse. [More]

EL James Fifty Shades of Grey

Surprisingly, EL James beats JK Rowling as Amazon.co.uk’s bestselling author of all time just after four months of selling her Fifty Shades trilogy. [More]

Mobile Library

By on July 21, 2012

A47 Mobile Library

A47, commissioned by Alumnos47, is a mobile library that roams around Mexico City as a means of reaching broader community with programs and services on education. [More]

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Eterna Cadencia, an independent bookshop and publisher in Buenos Aires came up with an innovative yet intriguing concept of making books fade if you don’t read it. [More]

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New study shows that frequent text messaging can flaw your reading skills. [More]

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Originating from the magical world of Harry Potter, Quidditch has now become a sport phenomenon in America, with over 400 registered Quidditch teams.
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While culturally women may consider men to be simple creatures, nothing could be further from the truth.
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Bondi Beach Bookcase

By on February 6, 2010

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The BILLY, IKEA placed 30 bookshelves on Bondi Beach in Sydney to celebrate the 30th anniversary bookcase.
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Sherlock Holmes stars

Last night, December 17, Sherlock Holmes, which stars Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law, and Rachel McAdams, premiered at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center in New York City.
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Levitate Architects came up with an ingenious solution to book storage problems and created a loft-like bedroom nestled under the roof of the top-floor apartment.

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