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Tuesday, July 20, 2004

Your most memorable reading experience
The online bookseller, Powells.com, is asking: What was your most memorable reading experience of the last ten years? Submit an essay for a chance at winning the grand prize of $1000.  Powells will donate $1 to the children's literacy organization Reading is Fundamental for every entry submitted.  For more information:
http://www.powells.com/10years_essay.html

Monday, July 19, 2004

Da Vinci Code readers flock to Scottish chapel
The Rosslyn Chapel in Roslin, Scotland has recently been visited by many American readers of Dan Brown's bestselling novel, The Da Vinci Code.  Read more in the New York Times article:
http://www.nytimes.com


Catch and release....books?
This North County Times article highlights the web site, Bookcrossing.com, where members are encouraged to leave books in public places for others to find and enjoy:
http://www.nctimes.com