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Book: Just Kids by Patti Smith

19 Apr

Hardcover Edition

OK, so I’m obviously not the only one who has discovered this NYT Bestseller. But trust me: If you have a love for music, poetry, art, photography or the NYC that once was, pick up this book. Patti Smith has written a romantic ode not only to the amazing Robert Mapplethorpe but also to an era.

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Swap your e-books for free

11 Apr

Remember that old-school pleasure of loaning books to friends? Now you can swap, borrow or lend e-books on Sign up for free and list your Amazon Kindle or Nook titles. When someone requests one of your books, you can lend it for 14 days, after which point it reappears on your reader (or iPhone/Pad, BBerry, etc). Get credits for lending, use those credits to borrow—so easy!

The site is still new and rights to some titles are pending but it’s worth checking out.