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The Week’s Most Popular Posts: February 23-March 1, 2013

Bibliotherapist–The Guardian reported recently that some doctors in England are set to begin prescribing books instead of drugs for their patients with mild-to-moderate mental health concerns, so why not have someone whose job it is to prescribe books for whatever ails you, be it physical or existential?

-from 5 Bookish Jobs That Would Make Readers’ Lives Better by Rebecca Joines-Schinsky

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3. Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand — I shall pursue my individual happiness, as is the only true and moral purpose in life, by never reading this book.

-from 10 Best Books I’ve Never Read by Greg Zimmerman

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This awesome array of giant book spines covers the exterior walls of the parking garage.

KC library parking garage-from America’s Most Beautiful Public Library by Rebecca Joines-Schinsky

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Barnes & Noble is having the bookstore equivalent of a midlife crisis. They are a cliché middle-aged man who has died his hair blonde (the Nook), bought a sports car (the toys), and started having an affair with a woman half his age (um…coffee, I guess? This metaphor’s collapsed. Let’s not speak of it again.).

-from Barnes & Nobel’s Midlife Crisis by Peter Damien

 


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