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Let’s hope the publishing industry doesn’t get any ideas

By posted at 6:42 pm on January 25, 2007 3

Soon after learning that books are, quite literally, cool, we now find that reading may become a more popular pastime in Thailand, but not because of a sudden interest in all things literary.

Bomb worries help book sales: After New Years Eve bomb blasts put Bangkok on edge, “Thailand’s book market looks likely to grow by 10% this year, partly thanks to the new-found preference of many to stay at home rather than going out.”

Reading: a good way to pass the time in the bomb shelter.

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3 Responses to “Let’s hope the publishing industry doesn’t get any ideas”

  1. Edan
    at 11:42 am on January 26, 2007

    That's what I've been saying all along!

  2. Bryan Catherman
    at 11:05 am on January 27, 2007

    Let's just hope the bombers don't start targeting bookstores.

  3. Rashenbo
    at 5:50 pm on January 27, 2007

    Hmmm, definitely interesting. Thanks for sharing.

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