brader
le dos

bouquiner

bouquiner(boo-kee-nay) verb 1. to hunt after, to collect, old books 2. (informal) to read

Also:
un bouquin = a book
un(e) bouquiniste = a secondhand book seller

Expression:
bouquiner un livre = to read a book

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Citation du Jour

Aimer à lire, c'est faire un échange des heures d'ennui que l'on doit avoir en sa vie contre des heures délicieuses.

To love to read is to exchange the hours of boredom that we have in our lives for delicious hours. --Montesquieu

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