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The sadness we hear in music, literature and film is strangely irresistible.
Nursery rhymes contain a uniquely misogynistic, patriarchal, Anglo-centric and monarchist view of the world.
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It would be a terrible shame to lose the opportunity to visit physical bookstores, whatever form they might take.
I read because of the way it makes my world a bigger, more complex and exciting one.
Every reader brings their own biases, moods and habits to the story.
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For readers, commuting offers that most elusive of luxuries -- free time.
The stores are as captivating as the books themselves.
Who decides what's normal, anyway?
I'm sitting on the fence.
They're fictional, but that doesn't make the loss any less real.
We try to dissuade our children from falling into gender stereotypes, but what about our own?
Anyone can be a romantic hero between the covers... of a book.
You wouldn't read about it.