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When I couldn’t think of anything to say, I wrote notes furiously and perfected what I hoped was a bookish and curious presence in the hopes that people would assume my head was full of insightful observations rather than abject fear.In a virtual world, power dynamics in meetings are changing for the better|Laura Simpson|October 11, 2021|Quartz
Keith said she was “really cute” and looked “bookish” in her glasses.Date Lab: ‘The most interesting part of the date was when we talked about rating it’|Vijai Nathan|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
A popular athlete and a bookish social pariah start a secret relationship while in high school, then float in and out of each other’s lives as they journey into adulthood.
Born in 1903 in the tiny dusty colonial outpost of Pietersburg, in northern South Africa, Plomer was bookish and reclusive.
Here at last was a home for the nerdy, the bookish, the hypercompetent others.In the dumbest and darkest of times, Alex Trebek maintained a safe space for intelligence|Hank Stuever|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
Aloof and bookish, Pius XI (Achille Ratti) spent years as a Vatican librarian before becoming a diplomat and cardinal.
Margot, three years older than Anne, was quiet and bookish but still a part of things.
Poet Jackie Kay said of the nominees, “It is a sad day when even the Booker is afraid to be bookish.”
Especially when you look at the other side of the bracket and see bookish James Thurber.Celebrity March Madness 2012: How to Pick NCAA Tournament Winners|Michael Solomon|March 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Great new novels on hippie California, a bookish adventure, and the gritty Midwest.
Technical words and bookish terms are not words of national use.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
It all came back in cash to the working man; and yet it was my own pals who had rebuked me for being too bookish.The Iron Puddler|James J. Davis
I envy you the acquaintance of a genuine non-bookish man like Captain Speke.George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3)|George Eliot
It was only geography that morning, any way: and the practical thing was worth any quantity of bookish theoric.The Golden Age|Kenneth Grahame
He seemingly was a bookish young man who would probably enjoy hunting a Greek verb to its lair.Ruth Fielding In the Red Cross|Alice B. Emerson