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Is an Icelandic christmas eve tradition, where families exchange books as presants, and then spend the whole day reading said book and drinking hot chocolate. I was reminded for this again this evening, after stumbling across it a few years ago. And thought you guys migh find it as intereasting as I do.

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http://www.readitforward.com/essay/a...day-tradition/

Does anyone/where have somethimg similar, as I know in England schools follow world book day and got me wondering if there were any other book holidays or tradition?

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  1. escorial's Avatar
    I wud luv that but all the people I've ever got a present of stopped reading books after they left school....
  2. H.Brown's Avatar
    Maybe next year we could organise a book swap with people on here???
  3. escorial's Avatar
    Swap shop back again....won't swap me books but I could dig out k-plunk or Alvin stardust LP...will swap for 1st edition,first print crackerkack 72 annual..
  4. H.Brown's Avatar
    Hahaha I meant buy a book to send for christmas eve, I wouldn't swap any ofmine either esc as half of mine are signed and dedicated.
  5. escorial's Avatar
    When you do your first book signing I'm gonna go an buy one ask you to sign it...won't be to esc though...
  6. H.Brown's Avatar
    Lol see if I realise its you. That's if I ever get my book finished and how well it does.
  7. escorial's Avatar
    The smell of Joop might give me away...
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  8. H.Brown's Avatar
    I have no idea what that smells like, hahaha, but if ever make it that far I will tfy and look out for you, in Liverpool.
  9. Winston's Avatar
    Start at 1:50 for the relevance to your "book exchange":
  10. escorial's Avatar
    If you see a man in a white suite an shoes it could be me or an imposter....will you be wearing a ball gown...?
  11. H.Brown's Avatar
    Probably not a ball gown, but quiet likely a dress of some descrption.

    And Winston the video doesn't work.
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