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The Tokyo hotel where guests can curl up with 1,700 good books

8. November 2015 Leave a comment
Book and Bed, a new Tokyo hotel, has created the sort of space that is impossible to leave. It is a cheap and cheerful dorm with a difference: guests’ bunk beds are hidden behind library shelves filled with 1,700 books in Japanese and English. [more…]
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Categories: Books, Hotel, Japan

Cold a Long Time: An Alpine Mystery

18. February 2012 Leave a comment

The 22-year-old cold case of Duncan MacPherson–a Canadian pro hockey player who vanished in Europe in 1989–is finally solved. Canadian readers may purchase the new, print edition of Cold a Long Time here. American visitors may buy it on Amazon. In August of… [more…]

new york times: E-Books, Shmee-Books: Readers Return to the Stores

13. December 2011 Leave a comment

Facing economic gloom and competition from cheap e-readers, brick-and-mortar booksellers entered this holiday season with the humblest of expectations. But the initial weeks of Christmas shopping, a boom time for the book business, have yielded surprisingly strong sales for many bookstores, which report that they have been lifted by an unusually vibrant selection; [more…]

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