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Book Buzz for July 24 – 30, 2015

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Here’s what’s been happening in the world of books this past week…

July 24

Narrow minds on the big wide world offered by books
http://news.nationalpost.com/arts/books/some-parents-in-florida-probably-book-learnin-is-meant-to-close-minds-not-open-them

Is this the virtual book club we’ve been waiting for?
http://www.fastcompany.com/3048971/tech-forecast/product-hunt-wants-to-be-the-new-oprahs-book-club

July 25

Hong Kong Book Fair offers a needed reminder of the city’s political and cultural openness
http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1843317/hong-kong-book-fair-offers-needed-reminder-citys-political-and-cultural

July 26

I like my books rare – the rarer the better
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/A-rare-kind-of-book-club/articleshow/48216385.cms

July 28

I NEED to own one of these
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3177274/You-t-judge-book-cover-Hong-Kong-designer-launches-revolutionary-book-transforms-furniture-blink-eye.html

Vlad the book-banner, or how to read with an iron fist
http://flavorwire.com/530053/the-vladimir-putin-book-club-or-literary-censorship-in-russia

July 29

Yes, everything old is once again new. Dr Seuss’s What Pet Should I Get? makes its debut
http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/new-dr-seuss-book-what-pet-should-i-get-makes-debut-1.3164902

… and just for fun http://www.ew.com/article/2015/07/30/tyler-creator-raps-new-dr-seuss-book

July 30

Klassen’s I Want My Hat Back to tread the boards across the pond
http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/2015/07/29/canadian-animators-book-goes-to-uk-stage.html

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