Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of bookcross.
  • n. The practice of leaving a book in a public location to be found and read by others, who then do the same.
  • n. An instance of the practice.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I have never read anything by Ms. Yoshimoto, but when I was a member of "bookcrossing" I would buy many copies of her books just to trade with (her books were popular with many of the members).

    Rainbow by Banana Yoshimoto

  • I borrow rather than buy books and use bookcrossing to keep books flowing through my hands.

    The graduate's dilemma

  • It will also kill bookcrossing and bookcrossing meet-ups good karma bookcrossing dot com, where you release the books you've read into the wild and watch as others make journal entries as the book travels the globe.

    Incentivizing the Kindle

  • Or, you know, leaving them lying around in public places for other people to read there goes bookcrossing.com! without paying the author.

    An open letter to those terrified of e-piracy, by Gary Gibson

  • I managed to get "Spook" on bookcrossing, so I can now put some other book on my Christmas wish list - I just got my new copy of "Pages" so I'm going to be spoiled for suggestions!

    Spook/Ghost Hunters (copy)

  • I just discovered titlepage.tv through a link on bookcrossing.com.

    title page tv

  • This is the title of an underground "manuscript" which claims to explain the construction of the Universe in terms that anyone can understand, it is being quite heavily shared around the world using bookcrossing.

    Can you Unlock Reality?

  • I think bookcrossing.com is still going strong, though I myself stopped doing it a couple of years ago.

    Swap Box Project Still Going Strong « knitnut.net

  • January 20th, 2008 at 4:39 am psychic librarian: are you talking about the bookcrossing craze that was sweeping the world a few years back or is it something different?

    Swap Box Project Still Going Strong « knitnut.net

  • Labels: bookcrossing, dennis lehane, jaeson iskandar posted by bibliobibuli at 9: 49 PM

    Archive 2005-03-01

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  • book collection: the offspring at one birth of a multiparous library

    December 21, 2007

  • Hey! :-p

    December 21, 2007

  • See also: litter. ;-)

    December 20, 2007

  • The practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do likewise.

    "I'm going to bookcross this when I've finished it."

    bookcrossing.com

    December 20, 2007