Weekday Links to Love

I was recently asked: “Why do you call softcover books paperbacks ?” So, I had to get an answer and here it is.

Not to burst your bubble, but here are 5 reasons you shouldn’t work in a bookstore.

Although I stopped visiting Venice over a decade ago due to the overtourism and Disneyfication of the city, I am still intrigued by the magical place. This short film offers a fascinating look at the city’s unique infrastructure.

Every few days I check in at the Books and Art blog. It delivers just what it says on the tin and more.

Offering 500 years of the vulgar tongue, Green’s Dictionary of Slang is now online and free to use.

I was absolutely blown away by the blockbuster show “Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future” at the Guggenheim New York earlier this year. Although the exhibition has closed, the recent issue of The New York Review of Books had a great article on the artist called “Painting the Beyond.”

 

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