This week on the bookish internet

  • Members of Book Riot confess the terrible, terrible things they’ve done to books. (Book Riot)
  • In a similar vein, Alana Massey learns to give up the need to fill bookshelves just to make an impression. We bookish folk have some strange worries. (LitHub)
  • Kareem Shaheen reports on an Arabic language bookstore in Istanbul that has opened its doors to Syrian refugees. (Book Riot)
  • We have an idea of the most sold books and most translated books, but what about the most frequently stolen titles? I can vouch for the Bible being one of the most frequently stolen books from libraries. It’s true for my library. (Kottke)
  • The Canterbury Tales are being updated to shed light on the lives of refugees. (The Guardian)
  • Margaret Garcia needs your help to add books to a school library that hasn’t gotten new books since the 1990s! (Book Riot)
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