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  • February 10, 2015 • Announcements

    Unlimited comics, now on Scribd

    That's right. We've just added more than ten thousand comics and graphic novels to our library, including titles from Marvel, IDW/Top Shelf, Valiant, Boom! Studios, Dynamite, Archie, and more. For the first time, characters as diverse as...

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  • January 16, 2015 • Top Books

    #FridayReads: “My Train’s Delayed” Edition

    Though the trains in and out of the City by the Bay aren't the most reliable, the trains bringing new books to our library continue to arrive right on schedule. This week we've been celebrating new titles from Macmillan, Tin House,...

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  • January 9, 2015 • Top Books

    #FridayReads: What Year Is It? Edition

    A great critic once called literature “equipment for living.” This week, we re-equipped ourselves for the new year. Maybe it’s because we’re all still recuperating from holiday overload, but a lot of us found...

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  • December 23, 2014 • New & Noteworthy

    Now on Scribd: Bloomsbury

    Great news: Just in time for Christmas, Hannukah, and Boxing Day, we’ve added more than 2,500 books from Bloomsbury to Scribd. They’re a great publisher with an absurdly good list of titles—from runaway bestsellers like Tom...

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  • December 19, 2014 • Top Books

    #FridayReads: Hibernation edition

    We don’t know about you, but we powered through this past week with one goal in mind: hibernating next week. With temperatures dropping and a slew of rainstorms passing through, we’re looking forward to staying inside with a mug of...

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  • December 12, 2014 • Top Books

    #FridayReads: Pineapple Express Edition

    We all survived the Pineapple Express (thanks for asking) and are now enjoying a sunny San Francisco afternoon. Yesterday, though, it was all power outages, flooded train tracks, and impassable streets. A couple of us decided to make the...

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  • December 5, 2014 • Top Books

    #FridayReads: 12/5 Edition

    Thanksgiving is over, the family is (finally) gone, and yet we still feel like we’re wandering around in a Tryptophan-induced haze. That makes it oddly appropriate that this week we’ve found ourselves reaching for...

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  • November 26, 2014 • New & Noteworthy

    New & Noteworthy: Food coma edition

    Happy Thanksgiving! Whether you’ll be spending the holiday recovering from a food coma, enduring the hassle of finding those bargains, or just trying to avoid eye contact with crazy Great Aunt Ethel, there are plenty of great titles here...

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  • November 21, 2014 • Top Books

    #FridayReads: 11/21 edition

    This week we got a brief but blessed respite from the Golden State's ongoing historic drought, and it was hard to resist the urge to skip work and hole up in the coffee shop by a window to read and listen to the patter of rain. We managed,...

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  • November 6, 2014 • Announcements

    Audiobooks are here!

    Today is a huge day for Scribd. We've just added more than 30,000 audiobooks to our library, including new releases and bestsellers like The Drop by Dennis LehaneHow to Build a...

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