The List List

The List List #56

Our weekly round-up of the best bookish lists floating around the internet.

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at CNN, The 10 Best Independent Bookstores in the US

at BuzzFeed, 50 Amazing Tattoos Inspired By Books

at BookPage, 10 Utterly Unforgettable Moms in Recent Literature

at The AV Club, 9 Alternate Universe Takes on THE GREAT GATSBY

at Paste, 10 Life Lessons from THE GREAT GATSBY

at AbeBooks, The 10 Most Expensive Book Sales of April

at Gizmodo, Six Beautiful Artifacts from the Dawn of Digital Typography

at The Huffington Post, 7 Underappreciated American Novels

at The Contextual Life, New in Paperback for May

at BuzzFeed, 20 Swanky Pieces of GREAT GATSBY Swag You Can Buy Online

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