bookcrossing

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bookcrossing

(ˈbʊkˌkrɒsɪŋ)
n
(Journalism & Publishing) the practice of deliberately leaving books in places where they will be found and read by other people
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The book Crossing The Tyne by Frank Manders, 2001, clears up the issue | to make way for the bridge, many buildings were cleared.
The final pricing came at the back of global roadshows across Middle East, Asia and Europe with an order book crossing over $1 billion.
Little did I know at that time that I would be writing in later years an account of the event in my book Crossing the Menai.
The 27-year-old said he was getting help to control his "impulse" to bite but in his new book Crossing The Line: My Story, serialised in The Guardian newspaper on Saturday, he said that the offence should not receive severe punishment.
Moore's foundational book Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers.
As I argued in my review of the book Crossing the Finish Line by William Bowen, Matthew Chingos, and Michael McPherson (Spring 2010), the central problem in educational lay not be policy research is disentangling selection effects from program effects in educational outcomes.
Author Geoffrey Moore eloquently describes this sequence in his book Crossing the Chasm, in which he discusses the transition of innovative technologies from early adopters to the rest of us in the mainstream market.
I have a following in Book Crossing, a global group with a mission to spread the word about the books they love," explains Christine.
The shop also has a Book Crossing point - where members of the public leave books for others to read and post notices on the internet telling readers where they have left them.
Read, for instance, about those with a head for heights who are featuring on Antony Gormley's Fourth Plinth in London, and hear how a chance find initiated our arts editor David Whetstone into the breathless world of Book Crossing.