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Reading on Catalan Valentine's Day

3 years agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Laura's team pick: A rose for love and a book forever.
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Spain’s Awesome Romantic Book Holiday

Media / Publishing : GalleyCat (7 months ago)

In honor of Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare, today is St. George’s Day (La Diada de Sant Jordi in Catalan), a beautiful holiday celebrated in Barcelona through the exchange of books and roses. Like Valentine’s Day in the... Read Post

What Do Books and Roses Say About Discounting?

Society & Culture : Freakonomics (6 years ago)

There is a Catalan custom of men giving women and girls red roses on St. George's Day (April 23), while women traditionally give men and boys a book on that day. My guide mentioned that the books are always sold to the (female) buye... Read Post

50 Sexy Books to Get You in the Mood (for Valentine’s Day)

Society & Culture : Flavorwire (10 months ago)

As Valentine’s Day (not to mention yet another cold night) approaches, you may find yourself in the mood for love. But what if you don’t? Never fear, because all you have to do is pick up a book. Yes, reading is sexy — especially wh... Read Post

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