Monthly Archives: July 2021

Blinkist Review: Isn’t the future of reading books just reading books? – Doha News

With the growing popularity of eBooks, apps like Blinkist have made reading a lot easier, but could it come at a cost? In recent years, e-books have become more and more popular. Kindle devices and iBooks apps have helped catalyze the growth of the digital reading format. E-books are frequently …

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Mark Bittman on Writing and Reading Food Books

BITTMAN: I just finished “The Magic Mountain” by Thomas Mann. I have walked about two-thirds of Tolstoy’s “Anna Karenina” but I think I’ll stop. I read a lot of book reviews and read all of Blake Bailey’s biography reviews on Philip Roth, including a very long one by James Wolcott. …

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From love of reading to writing books

For Shonda Fischer, there was a silver lining to being diagnosed with a painful medical condition. The married mother-of-two said she had to quit her job after being diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a condition that causes pain throughout the body as well as sleeping problems and fatigue, among other things. But …

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The 22 best classic books to read in your life

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Classic books have characters, stories, or messages that stand the test of time. All of the books on this list were published before 1987, although most are much older. Want more books? Check out our top …

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From the love of reading to writing books

For Shonda Fischer, there was a silver lining in the diagnosis of a painful medical condition. The married mother of two said she had to quit her job after being diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a condition that causes pain throughout the body as well as sleep problems and fatigue, among others. …

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Oxfam study shows people prefer reading books to tablets

It’s no surprise to the manager of Oxfam’s store in Haverfordwest that people still opt for a paper or hardback book, although they can read stories on tablets, phones, Kindles or listen to books sound. According to a survey of 2,000 adults across the UK, commissioned by Oxfam, two-thirds of …

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Classic books or miscellaneous books?

St. Paul’s letter to the Galatians is one of the earliest documents in the collection of texts that we call the New Testament. It is a cranky letter in which Paul berates a rival faction of the early Christians who sought to keep the movement going within Judaism by insisting …

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“My boyfriend forbade me to read books – he says it’s the same as cheating”

Passionate bookworm has been banned from reading by her boyfriend because he believes the steamy scenes from her favorite love books are a sign that she is unfaithful “He thinks I’m going to imagine another man having sex with me” (Stock Image) ( Image: Getty Images / iStockphoto) Books have …

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Five magical books to add to your shelf this winter

Books are magic. In these classic books the authors share journeys with us and we accompany them in magical tales, legends and take us to places we have never been before. Books are personal, and there’s nothing better in winter than relaxing with a brilliant novel or learning something new …

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