The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World

There are times when I’ll be truckin’ along amiably and then suddenly be like, I need to be around books. Now. Any of these stores would suffice. :) I crave the feeling of safety, of connection, of being surrounded by words and ideas and worlds unknown.

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In bed with books

How is it that January 1 so often finds me with a cold these past few years? Oh, well, at least I’m in good company. Happy New Year! Pictured, some comforting sick-day reads, clockwise from top left: Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley French Milk by Lucy Knisley The Most of Nora […]

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Amsterdam: Anne Frank

Visiting the Anne Frank House is practically required when visiting Amsterdam. Between the long lines outside and the crowds within, though, it can be tough to have a meaningful experience without feeling like you’re shuffling along in a herd, jostling for a view of the very artifacts that bring Anne’s diary home, conscious of the […]

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