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When “Find and Replace” Goes Wrong

Philip at Ocracoke Island Journal was reading War and Peace on an e-reader and marveling at how lightweight it made the heavy tome, when he found something peculiar. As I was reading, I came across this sentence: “It was as if a light had been Nookd in a carved and painted lantern….” Thinking this was simply [...]

Concensus Cloud on Books Everyone Should Read

Should Twilight be among the books that everyone should read? It is according to this infographic by David McCandless of great books (according to popular surveys): Do Top 100 Books polls and charts agree on a set of classics? I scraped the results of over 15 notable book polls, readers surveys and top 100’s. Both popular [...]