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Skim reading is the new normal. The effect on society is profound | Maryanne WolfWhen the reading brain skims texts, we don’t have time to grasp complexity, to understand another’s feelings or to perceive beauty. We need a new literacy for the digital age writes Maryanne Wolf, author of Reader, Come Home256
12 Devastating Fiction Books To Read If You're Looking For Something Truly GrimIn the mood for something dark? Collected for you on the list below, I've got 12 books that are truly grim to read, so buckle up for some crying, horror, and feelings of dread, book nerds. I've written before about my preference for reading sad…109
Pack One Of These 13 Beachy Books For Your Labor Day TripLabor Day is just around the corner and with that, we've got to bid an unofficial farewell to summer. While I love autumn intensely, and can't wait for cool, crisp days, colorful leaves, and fall activities, there is always something melancholy…2
Hear James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake Read Unabridged & Set to Music By 17 Different ArtistsIf you want a guide through James Joyce's Finnegans Wake---the modernist author's 'wordiest aria,' writes Kirkus Reviews, 'and surely the strangest ever sung in any language'—you'd be hard pressed find a better one than novelist Anthony Burgess.9