This week on the bookish internet

  • I was very sad to hear of the death of Carlos Ruiz Zafón, whose books helped me broaden my taste in literature. (The Guardian)
  • It’s not surprising that people are mistranslating Rumi. (The New Arab)
  • I knew English vocabulary was a mutant, but how is it that the word spirit has 163 different meanings and forms? (OED Blog)
  • Yesterday was the first Juneteenth Book Festival, launched by L.L. McKinney and Saraciea Fennell Launch. (Tor)

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