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Happy New Year from Quillblog

Regular blogging will resume on Monday, but until then, here’s some book-related links to tide you over:

  • Benazir Bhutto’s books big in Islamabad; her final book being rushed into print (The Hindu)
  • Young adults may be the biggest library users… (Associated Press)
  • … but they’re not there for the books (Slashdot)
  • Texas library hires a collection agency for overdue fines (Star-Telegram)
  • Canadian readers fall behind the U.S., according to poll (Canada.com)
  • Iranian youth use literary forum to express political frustration (Los Angeles Times)
  • Kahlil Gibran-mania continues (New Yorker)
  • U.K. teacher turns crops into books for Ugandan children (icCoventry)
  • Action Camus: literary masterpieces as comic books (R. Sikoryak)