The ability of novels to stimulate the imagination can enrich a traveler's experience.
There's more to young adult fiction than Harry Potter.
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It is no surprise that reading is attractive to many introverts, but not just because it is a largely solitary pastime.
Is it possible to define the quality of a book?
You won't be able to stop.
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Literary magic doesn't discriminate.
Mind what you read in the park, because pigeons could be reading it too. Well, kind of. Scientists have taught pigeons a bit about the English language, according to a study published Monday in the P...
Modern libraries play an important role, not in upholding a sense of academic excellence and intellectual superiority among users, but in their inclusivity. They are places where people of all demographics can come together and enjoy the free use of a public space.
It's called 'The Best of Adam Sharp' and we're pretty excited.
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I read Dahl's complete adult works when I was about 12 years old. It was completely, utterly and totally inappropriate for my impressionable mind, because most of Dahl's adult short stories were about S.E.X. (as I pronounced it in 1988).
Books can play an invaluable role in imparting life lessons on children. But there is a big caveat: the lesson has to be delivered subtly, within a story that is fun, entertaining, and ideally, a little bit silly.
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Getting ready to go back to school? Looking to start a book club? Here are 13 timeless books to read this fall.
Literary fiction might be more empathy-generating than genre books.
A good story can be so much more than entertainment.