Bookends: Do We Really Need Negative Book Reviews?

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  • Katana Bookends Help You Slice Through Reading Material in Seconds
    Other than the occasional graphic novel or comic book, I prefer to read on my iPad these days. That said, I have a few very special books that are deserving of a proud place on top of the bookshelf, and I’ve finally found the best way to show them off.
    01/10/2013 - 2:27 am | View Link
  • This Stackable Angled Shelf Just Made Bookends Obsolete
    It’s a sad day for the once thriving bookend industry. Already reeling from the fact that consumers are buying less and less printed books every year, suddenly this brilliant angled shelf comes along and does away with the need for bookends altogether. T ...
    11/27/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Rugby league’s crucial bookends
    Shh... Here's a sneak peak at The Roar's new offering: The Roar TV. Foundation rugby league countries England, Australia, and New Zealand are receiving timely good news that augurs well for the game’s future. Starting with England, at its annual general ...
    07/23/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Captain Sully Sullenberger comes to Bookends to sign his new book, 'Making a Difference.'
    "It’s not all negative. It’s not all partisan and divisive ... I think the right reasons do matter." The book, Sullenberger’s second since he and his co-pilot saved the passengers and crew of Flight 1549, includes Adm. Thad Allen, former U.S ...
    05/14/2012 - 3:41 am | View Link
  • Basketball Wives 2 Recap – Episode 3 – Crumbling Bookends
    It’s always in restaurants that things get raucous on Basketball Wives. These women should save up and buy themselves a wrestling ring. We begin exactly where we left off last time: with Shaunie, Evelyn, Jenn and Royce dropping by Gloria and Suzie’s ...
    01/2/2011 - 7:55 am | View Link
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  • Bookends
    Previous columns in the Bookends series, in which two writers take on pressing and provocative questions about the world of books: Sept. 7, 2014: Should ...
    09/15/2014 - 3:26 pm | View Website
  • MMF Industries™ 5" High Black Deluxe Bookends | Make ...
    Shop Staples® for MMF Industries™ 5'' High Black Deluxe Bookends and enjoy everyday low prices, plus FREE shipping on orders over $39.99. Get everything you need ...
    09/15/2014 - 10:33 am | View Website
  • Calendar of Events
    Related Links. Links to other book-related calendars. Events sponsored by the Library of Congress Center for the Book; Library of Congress Center for the Book ...
    09/15/2014 - 5:47 am | View Website
  • MMF Industries™ 9" High Black Deluxe Bookends | Make ...
    Bookends. These bookends flush straight so it can go in between books and file folders and not lose space. They hold up heavy books and files very well - I like the ...
    09/15/2014 - 1:15 am | View Website
  • The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2) by ...
    An Opinionated look at: Patrick Rothfuss' The Wise Man's Fear By Eric Allen One thing I can say for Patrick Rothfuss is that he has great ideas. Unfortunately, great ...
    09/15/2014 - 12:32 am | View Website
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