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Why doesn’t Toronto have bookstores like this?

Librería El Ateneo Grand Splendid in Buenos Aires
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Bookstore Selexyz Dominicanen in Maastricht

image source: davereed

Livraria Lello in Porto

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I recently discovered The Green Library, a brilliant blog. This post – 100 ways to make your library a little greener – is lovely.

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So I’m a little bit obsessed with the winning design for the new Czech National Library. It looks like someone irradiated Papa Smurf’s house. On one hand I’m horrified, on the other, I love it beyond words.

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