Book nerds may not be stereotyped as the most fashionable group of people. The majority of us are near-sighted and thus must wear very thick-rimmed glasses. Unlike the rest of the world, we're not tweed-averse. We may or may not be open to the idea of fedoras. And we've been known to rock a literary-themed t-shirt or two.
But there is one corner of the fashion world that we've staked out and made our own: the canvas tote bag. It's functional, totally twee, and a fabulous way of showing love for our favorite books, authors or magazines. However, not all tote bags are created equal. Here are 17 of our absolute favorites:
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