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This week on the bookish internet

  • Melissa Ragsdale has created some long-needed etiquette for how to loan books to friends and then get them back. (Bustle)
  • Jamie Rigg reports on an early reading device that could compress Innocents Abroad onto just 13 tiny cards with even tinier print for a reader that looks guaranteed to make you go blind. (Engadget)
  • TMN has a brilliant write up of post-World War I literature, inspired by a trip to a special exhibit at the Tate Modern. If this is your jam, this post has tons of recommendations. (The Modern Novel)
  • Keri Blakinger writes about lawyer Amalia Beckner‘s quest to bring books to prisoners and the ongoing battles over arbitrary prison banned books lists. (Houston Chronicle)
  • Diane Mehta discusses women in the rare books trade and the value of women’s words. (The Paris Review)
  • Librarians held storytime at one of the end family separation protests last Saturday and I’m not crying, you’re crying. (School Library Journal)
  • There are plans to award an alternate Nobel Award for Literature and I more excited than I am for the actual (now delayed) award. (The Guardian)
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