[Editor's note: In celebration of the holidays, we're counting down the top 12 Flavorwire features of 2012. This post, at #1, was originally published January 31.] With Amazon slowly taking over the publishing world and bookstores closing left and right, things can sometimes seem a little grim for the brick and mortar booksellers of the world. After all, why would anyone leave the comfort of their couch to buy a book when with just a click of a button, they could have it delivered to their door? Well, here’s why: bookstores so beautiful they’re worth getting out of the house (or the country) to visit whether you need a new hardcover or not. We can’t overestimate the importance of bookstores — they’re community centers, places to browse and discover, and monuments to literature all at once — so we’ve put together a list of the most beautiful bookstores in the world, from Belgium to Japan to Slovakia. The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World
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The Book Shelter
Poems from the Edge of the Continent | just the poems please…
Banipal (UK) Magazine of Modern Arab Literature - Home
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Celebrating Ramadan: Poems of Muslim Faith and Islamic Culture by Becca Klaver Illustration by Jason Novak
Ecstatic Exchange / Poetry of Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore
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The days grow longer and the weekends more leisurely as summer approaches, making it a terrific time to catch up on reading. Whether your reading goal is to stimulate your mind, get lost in an adventure or romance, or learn something new, here are a few helpful tips for curating your perfect reading list this summer. Before you jump straight into building your list, a few quick tips and considerations.
Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep is a poem written in 1932 by Mary Elizabeth Frye.
Before prison, David only knew one world — the biker one. He was part of a biker gang and got himself into a lot of mess. NOR’S LETTERS | 30mosques