The Search for the Elusive English Bookstore

May 07, 2011 2 Comments

In preparation for my impending 14 hour train trip to Beijing, I thought I’d find a bookstore and stock up. It’s humanly not possible to attempt such a journey without a new book. Just saying. My handy dandy tourist map informed me that there was an English language bookstore just down the block from the […]

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For the Love of Jamie and Claire

Apr 19, 2011 5 Comments

I’m stealing this from my friend Claire (a different Claire, though still kick-ass) who in turn borrowed it from GoodReads.com. And she’s correct, it is perfect. “Date a girl who reads. Date a girl who spends her money on books instead of clothes. She has problems with closet space because she has too many books. […]

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