New Titles

Poster Many of these books, movies, and other titles are available on Amazon.com. Yes, we do receive a small commission for purchases made from this page. As important are the links and nods to the authors and tweets about the work. Featured on this page are working notes of new titles. It frequently changes as …

Jólabókaflóð

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Jólabókaflóð = Icelandic tradition whereby people give books to each other in the months running up to Christmas — and especially on Christmas Eve Elsewhere on the Webjolabokaflod.org – founding story Embedded Tweets WikipediaJólabókaflóð Planeta.com

Bookstores

Photo: Writers Block (Las Vegas) Bookstore = a store where books are sold Also see: bookshop Questions What are your favorite bookstores? = ¿Cuáles son tus librerías favoritas? What is a bookstore you have not visited but would like to? = ¿Qué librería no ha visitado pero le gustaría visitar? HeadlinesShould we pay to enter …

Tourism Books

Photo: Cornerstone Park Updating our bibliography of tourism books. Newer titles to be added soon. Publisher’s note: Sales on Amazon.com generate a small commission for Planeta.com. Free Downloads (PDF)Responsible Travel Handbook, 2006– This anthology focuses on responsible tourism around the globe and was prepared by the editors of Transitions Abroad. Free download as PDF (2 …

Books Links

Photo: Paseo Verde (Some rights reserved) What would fans and insiders like others know about books? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesAPA Says Audiobook Sales Rose 12% in 2020 – PWInaudible Dune – Transfer OrbitDown with DeweyIs Listening to a Book the Same Thing as Reading It? – NYT Elsewhere on the …

Tsundoku

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Tsundoku = acquiring reading materials but letting them pile up in one’s home without reading them HeadlinesTsundoku: The art of buying books and never reading them – BBCAll Those Books You’ve Bought but Haven’t Read? There’s a Word for That – NYTUmberto Eco’s Antilibrary: Why Unread Books Are More Valuable …