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December 23, 2018

Our Kind of Holiday

In Iceland, books are exchanged as Christmas Eve presents, then you spend the rest of the night in bed reading them and eating chocolate. The tradition is part of a season called Jolabokaflod, or “The Christmas Book Flood”, because Iceland which publishes more books per capita than any other country, sells most of its books between September and November due to people preparing for the upcoming holiday.

Read more about it at NPR.org.

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