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Weekend bookends July 19

A weekly round up of miscellaneous bookish news you may have missed (and often I missed them too)

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The BBC is trying to demonstrate it isn’t downgrading its focus on the arts with the announcement of a new book portal on its website. 549 more words

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Books and ... nails...

So one of my teacher-colleagues gave me this nail art pencil set to thank me for stuff and because we both envy the mad nail art skillz of many of our students. 99 more words

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Sunday Salon: RIP the airport bookshop

A few months ago in one of my Salon posts  I was bemoaning the absence of a decent bookshop in some of the airports I have to frequent on my work trips. 284 more words

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Mid-year reading update

It’s almost July 1st and I feel I am way behind on my reading. Even though it’s not about the quantity (I’m only at 46 books read) and all about the quality, this bugs me. 215 more words

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