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Those of you who enjoy reading. :) I went to a bookstore the other day and picked up two new ones: "1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created" by Charles C. Mann "The Rings of Saturn" by W. G. Sebald Need to finish some g...See More »
Un llibre és una oportunitat per fer moltes coses, començant per aprendre alguna cosa. Aprendràs el punt de vista d’una altra persona, serà informatiu, resolutiu i busca entretenir-se. Sí, els llibres també són entreteniment. Un llibre ben escrit fa ...See More »
Quote of the book: ‘A thousand prayers every minute everywhere and what does God ever say back? Nothing! Because silence never lies. Silence is God’s final advantage. Silence is the purest form of harmony. Everyone ought to try it. Put a stone in you...See More »
I like biographies, but also modern philosophies. I'm currently reading a number of books among which I have Neil Oliver's Wisdom of the Ancients, and Isobel Hardman's Why We Get the Wrong Politicians. There are countless books to rea...See More »
If so, what kind of people do you like to read about? Right now I'm reading a historical biography of Lorenzo de' Medici. I prefer to read about historical figures, philosophers, artists. I prefer not to read biographies of people who are ...See More »
I love to escape a short while into this room of books! So many of my father's books are here. He loved to read. It is sad he can't be here still, but we have his photo here to look at and remember him by. I never really got to know him as ...See More »
I enjoy reading about history, especially American history and Medieval European history. I also enjoy reading about philosophy and intellectual history. I will occasionally read technical books on linguistics, but they aren't leisurely choices....See More »
The one "fear street" novel I can never forget is the one where the girl jumps off the boat and keeps drinking in water to purposely drown herself. at the time I thought.... how dark How recognizable I can't even remember the title...See More »
I read the novels of Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code, Inferno amd Angels and Demons. Then found out I had read them in the wrong order as I should have read Angels and Demons first. There is also a book called Origin which should be read last. I'm ...See More »
I find it difficult to find the time to do so these days. I discovered audio books about a year ago and now I'm flying through books. What are peoples opinions on audio books is it as beneficial as actual reading. Personally it has allowed me t...See More »
Yes I do love books. But I don't love reading. I only like reading. And it's a shite state of affairs cos I love the idea of reading because I love books. So I just have an ever-growing pile of books I haven't read. Useless I am. Absol...See More »
This is one of the most fascinating books I have read in a while. A portrait of vegetal and animal life in an English meadow all throughout the year. Flowers, trees , birds, mammals, insects...everything is here, including descriptions of how they ...See More »
I’ve recently started reading A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara, so far I don’t have a very strong opinion on it, I don’t love it but I don’t necessarily hate it. The book is 814 pages long and I’ve just recently reached page 330, since I’ve been re...See More »
（╯°□°）╯︵📕 The coronavirus definitely ruined this book for me because there’s a virus killing off people in this story too. I mean damn. Though it was obvious, Cinder didn’t find out her true identity till the end off the book. I did like the cyber Ci...See More »
You might not be able to clock as many miles, but lockdown is the perfect time to devour some running books. “I’m finally going to have some time to read!” If you’ve thought that in the last couple of weeks, then you’ve clicked on the correct link. ...See More »
I read before I go to bed. And reading is the best choice during this lock down period too :) Why ? This quote has the answer! The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. —Dr. Seuss ...See More »
One of the few good things about being in lockdown is that I will finally read some books that I have been postponing for years. Today I started Hermann Hesse's 'The glass bead game'. I remember starting it in my early twenties, after...See More »
What a find: a virtually like-new copy of Carlyle's The French Revolution (1956)from the Limited Editions Club. Red morocco and blue linen binding, book plate of original owner who took meticulous care of it. Original "Monthly Letter" ...See More »
I love books, even though I seldom have time to read books. I m not used to reading ebooks despite I have a kindle and have downloaded a lots of ebooks into it. I like buying books but I stopped this year because I discovered that a book I bought la...See More »
“In those days, I didn't understand anything. I should have judged her according to her actions, not her words. She perfumed my planet and lit up my life. I should never have run away! I ought to have realized the tenderness underlying her silly...See More »
I wonder if those of you who have always been avid readers during your whole lives have more or less read the same kinds of books, or swung from one genre and author to another. I definitely belong to the latter. I used to love poetry, but, although...See More »
Thomas Ligotti- The conspiracy against the human race Before I decided to read this book, I had just read some of Ligotti's short stories. I like his deadpan prose that suggests more than it shows, the bleak atmospheres he creates, so reminis...See More »
The Prophet Kahlil Gibran I like opening up this book to any page - and discovering what message I may get. Today, it’s “On Reason and Passion”. “Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield, upon which your reason and your judgment wage war against ...See More »
The latest book I read is titled My Beloved Son, by Al-Ghazali and what an amazing book! .. It's so short, about 30 pages, but it's heavy in value and full of wisdom. It's basically a letter of al-Ghazali to one of his students who...See More »
So, I recently read some books that I could not put down at all. They were absolutely amazing. The detail, the imagery, the story, the attention grabbing back stories. The two books are The Burn Journal and The Butterfly Garden. I most definitely rec...See More »
Beauty addresses itself chiefly to sight; but there is a beauty for the hearing too, as I certain combinations of words and in all kinds of music, for melodies and candences are beautiful; and minds that lift themselves above the realm of sense to ...See More »
I love listening to the pages turn. The feel of paper beneath my fingertips. The stories that play. Under a patchwork quilt, listening to the rain with the fire crackling. A nice warm mug of tea next to me, as my mind goes into fantasy drive as the s...See More »
I'm so excited. I found out that my favorite book series is getting a short Netflix adaptation series. I've been waiting years for this I just hope that they don't mess it up. Luckily the auther is going to be one of the executive pr...See More »
I've been trying to read self help books on how to mentally get better. I have a lot of family issues and one thing that takes me away from all that pain is reading. I want to scream and yell and punch a wall, maybe even cry but once I pick u...See More »
“Because for some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earth. What a miracle it is that out of these small, flat, rigid squares of paper unfolds world after world after world, worlds that sing to you, comfort and quiet or excite y...See More »
They have been there for me for the best days of my life, the worst days of my life. I love getting lost in the story whether it be another time or universe and it's just a great thing to spend time doing. I read so much and it is without a doub...See More »
“All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you: the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse ...See More »
We have a house full of physical books, really more than we should be trying to give space to. And I am also collecting quite a few books on my Kindle, since it is deals with the problem of space in the house and is also a wonderfully portable way t...See More »
I remember when I was in high school, our teacher would make us read The Bell Jar. I thought it was a pretty good book, the stigmatization of mental illness back in those days were terrible. I was told it was a semi-autobiography book based on Sylvia...See More »
On Joy and Sorrow Kahlil Gibran Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you ca...See More »
I have been reading ever since I was a little girl. I remember racing through history and mythology books. Eventually I came to love reading even more once I reached middle school. A friend recommended I read Evermore by Alyson Noel and I haven'...See More »
Okay the last one I promise: “All our land was enriched with my treasures buried in it, thickly inhabited just below the surface with my marbles and my teeth and my colored stones, all perhaps turned to jewels by now, held together under the ground...See More »
“My name is Mary Katherine Blackwood. I am eighteen years old, and I live with my sister Constance. I have often thought that with any luck at all, I could have been born a werewolf, because the two middle fingers on both my hands are the same length...See More »
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