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Friday Field Notes 062615


{Powell’s is #1 in Readers’ hearts}

Well, summer is in full-swing. Any big vacation plans coming up? You know, The Guardian asked readers to submit their favorite indie bookstore. The result: The 10 best independent bookshops in the world (according to readers, naturally). If you find yourself in the neighborhood, you simply must stop in.

And here are a few other bookish bits from the week . . .

A U.S. foundation is set to ship almost $900,000 worth of supplies to Cuba, to build a state-of-the-art facility to preserve Ernest Hemingway’s books, letters, and photos (The New York Times).

Time gives us a look at their original review of The Diary of Anne Frank, which was first published in the Netherlands on June 25, 1947.

8 Iconic Children’s Book Authors Reveal Their Favorite Picture Books (Time).

A bookshop in Santa Cruz introduces their summer series for draft lovers—it includes showcase, a signing, a discussion, and a swap. And beer.

Sally Mann talks books (The New Yorker).  I know, I know, By the Book is a series, not news–but I do love it. So, here it is . . .

1 Comment

  1. Is it odd that I want all the children’s books?

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