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After 80+ years – he was right

Today is Aldous Huxley’s 121 birthday, the author of the great masterpiece Brave New World. Has he lived to this day he would have seen his prediction coming to action. Huxley’s Brave New World is one of the eye-opening genius work of all times. Huxley predicted the downward world and society as it has become […]

Being told what to read

We all take pleasure in recommending a book or two. We enjoy reading about book recommendations on the internet, in a magazine or newspaper. We eagerly open our ears to hear and we then read about new releases, then run and read the book ourselves. We take each page in a time, we get all […]

You should date a girl who reads.

Originally posted on Coco J. Ginger Says:
Date a girl who reads. Date a girl who spends her money on books instead of clothes, who has problems with closet space because she has too many books. Date a girl who has a list of books she wants to read, who has had a library card…

My Passion for Literature

Perhaps I don’t consider myself to be a great reader, but I do enjoy reading. If it was a competition of who read faster, I would probably lose, because I don’t think I have this list and time for reading. I read for pleasure and for satisfying my own imagination. I enjoy it. I might […]

13 Utterly Disappointing Facts About Books

Source 1. In a 2012 survey, almost a fifth of children said they would be “embarrassed” if a friend saw them with a book…. Source: flickr.com 2. …and 54% of those questioned said they preferred watching TV to reading. Here’s the study from the National Literary Trust. Source: flickr.com 3. Fifty Shades of Grey is now the best-selling book of all time […]

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Article: The world’s greatest bookshops

The world’s greatest bookshops http://www.lonelyplanet.com/usa/travel-tips-and-articles/76233

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” Jane Austen – Northanger Abbey

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There is creative reading as well as creative writing. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happy 200th birthday Pride and Prejudice

I would like to dedicated this post for wishing my favorite book a happy birthday. It’s 200 years old now. Pride and Prejudice is the most popular novel in literature and it was published in 1813 by the amazing novelist Jane Austen.   straketch  my blog/website

Kindle is Awesome

Again, Kindle is one of the greatest things I get to have. It’s memory can hold up to 5000 books. I was very glad when I first bought my Kindle, I used to go to the university almost everyday, and I always leave my books at home because I care a lot about my bag, […]