Literary Links: A book-burning librarian, keeping pages dry in Venice & more

A roundup of the internet’s best literary news to make your Monday more tolerable.

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We were stoked to learn that “for the first time in more than two decades, the National Book Foundation is adding a new category to its annual slate of literary prizes: the National Book Award for Translated Literature.” NPR has the full story.

Want a more stylish bookshelf? Vogue has a few tips

This one is for the true-crime junkies. A librarian in Wales stole books from her workplace, attempted to sell them on ebay, and then “burned several books in a bid to escape justice,” according to the BBC. 

HelloGiggles put together this list of “7 books you should read before they become movies and TV shows in February.”

Keeping books dry in Venice is a bit of a challenge, as you might imagine. Click here to see how one bookstore owner manages it.

 

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