Tag Archives: reading books

How an 11-year-old pleads for reading books – News

By Anu Prabhakar Published: Thu 17 March 2022, 15:29 Vrishank Sai Anand was four and a half years old when he approached his mother and offered to organize a book drive for underprivileged children. He’d listened to his mother talk about the number of children around the world who haven’t …

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UK adults lie while reading books to impress – including Hamlet, Wuthering Heights, Animal Farm and The Great Gatsby > Creative Review > Style

by Khyle Deen. Posted Fri, Mar 04, 2022 5:39 PM, last update: 3/4/22 46% of UK adults have lied about reading books in order to impress – Snooze-worthy books including Hamlet, Wuthering Heights, Animal Farm and The Great Gatsby are given a modern …

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Reading books will help in gaining knowledge: Gangula Kamalakar

Posted: Posted Date – 6:17 PM, Wed – Mar 2, 22 BC Welfare Minister Gangula Kamalakar kicks off the book fair in Karimnagar on Wednesday. Karimnagar: British Columbia Minister of Welfare and Civil Supplies Gangula Kamalakar said reading books will help people gain knowledge and many have come to prominence …

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Amar Boi from JCI Dhaka West will develop the habit of reading books

An initiative called ‘Amar Boi’ has started its journey to inculcate the habit of reading books in this month of our mother tongue. The international voluntary organization Junior Chamber International (JCI) Dhaka West and Jante Hole Porte Hobe of Protyush are working together on this project. The journey of “Amar …

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Victor Hugo: the books of the unforgettable French writer adapted for the big screen

Portrait of the writer Victor Hugo Victor-Hugothe great French writer of the 19th century, protagonist of the most important cultural and political events of his time, represents for many the apogee of literary romanticism European; In addition to the recognition of his texts, his work has been adapted many times, …

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Burn books? Let’s face the real problem.

the preacher burning books of Tennessee. Honestly, I don’t know why people are surprised by this stunt. This scenario isn’t the first time Greg Locke has burned a book that disagrees with his ideology. After all, man is neither unique nor intelligent. It follows a playbook that most bosses use. …

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Opinion: Reading books opens up a new world for students

Books are among the only objects that no one barely touches. A book can allow many students to see a whole new world, only if they are willing to open a book and immerse themselves with imagination. As they return to school for the 2021-2022 school year, students tend to …

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Divine Diversions: Western Books – C&I Magazine

Lose yourself in the pages of these western books recommended by the THIS crew. Here has THIS, we take reading seriously. Take a peek inside each office at our head office and you‘You’ll find a shelf (or two) lined with literary wonders. So putting together our favorite Western books for …

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Claire Heuchan: 2022 – My year of reading lesbian and bisexual women’s books

2022 might just be the time I manage to keep a New Year’s resolution. This year, I’m reading books by lesbian and bisexual women. I won’t say “only”, because that implies a limitation. In fact, I can imagine few things more liberating and delightful than a year spent eating on …

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Reading Books Doesn’t Hurt Children in Iowa

Threatening to throw a teacher or a librarian in jail would lead to an outcome that would be worse for everyone. Amy White January 19, 2022 9:56 a.m. The teenage and children’s sections of the Oxford Public Library are featured on October 21. (Liz Martin/The Gazette) You have probably already …

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My life in the books: Edel Coffey

Edel Coffey is an Irish journalist and broadcaster. She began working with the Sunday Tribune, was a presenter and reporter for RTÉ radio, editor of the Irish Independent Weekend Magazine and editor of the Irish Independent. Breaking Point is published by Sphere on Thursday. Books at your bedside?I go to …

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Reading books, listening to music doesn’t improve well-being, study finds

OXFORD, United Kingdom – Reading books, listening to music, and watching TV – what researchers call “mainstream media” – don’t help improve happiness and well-being as much as some think. This is the result of a new survey comparing the short-term benefits of consuming traditional media over newer platforms such …

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Will reading books make you happier?

January 7, 2022 11:39 AM Alan moze Posted: January 7, 2022 11:39 AM Update: January 7, 2022 4:31 PM FRIDAY January 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) – As for what makes us happy, is it better to read or listen to music than to spend hours playing video games? Not really, …

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Will reading books make you happier? – Consumer health news

FRIDAY January 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) – As for what makes us happy, is it better to read or listen to music than to spend hours playing video games? Not really, says a team of researchers from the UK and Austria. “A lot of people think traditional media, like reading …

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Will reading books make you happier? | Health

FRIDAY January 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) – As for what makes us happy, is it better to read or listen to music than spend hours playing video games? Not really, says a team of researchers from the UK and Austria. “A lot of people think traditional media, like reading books …

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Will reading books make you happier? | Health info

By Alan Mozes Health Day Reporter (Health Day) FRIDAY, Jan. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to what makes us happy, is reading or listening to music better than spending hours playing video games? Not really, says a team of researchers from the UK and Austria. “A lot …

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Green reading books banned on PGA Tour starting Thursday in Hawaii

Rest in peace, reading green books. At least it’s for tournament use on the PGA Tour. These paperback books containing very detailed illustrations and used on the Tour since 2008, join those of George Orwell 1984, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Gatsby the magnificent, and JD Salinger The catcher in the rye …

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Morikawa: ban on reading eco-books will have ‘enormous’ impact

Collin Morikawa believes the PGA Tour’s decision to ban controversial and highly detailed green playbooks will have a “huge” impact. The new local rule came into effect on January 1, with the world No. 2 addressing the issue ahead of his first start of the year at the Sentry Tournament …

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Jordan Spieth happy to go without green reading books to start 2022

With the start of 2022, PGA Tour players will no longer be able to use green reading books – officially called green reading materials – in competition. In December 2021, the USGA and R&A, the governing body of golf, introduced a model local rule that could be used from January …

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Jack Harlow says reading books like “Harry Potter” made him a better writer

By accepting his “Hitmaker of Tomorrow” award at Variety‘s Hitmakers Brunch Saturday, Jack Harlow credited reading books as Harry potter when he was in school to make him the writer he is today. As reported by Variety, the “Already Best Friends” rapper began his acceptance speech by saying that when …

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LIS tip cites importance of reading books daily

QUEZON CITY, (PIA) – Books play an important role in everyone’s life because they introduce us to a world of imagination and help us strengthen our memory and sharpen our critical thinking. “The importance of books in our life cannot be compromised as they not only help to broaden our …

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Reading – books and labels – increases the pleasure of drinking wine

When asked how I learned about wine, my truthful answer is, “By drinking it.” But that’s really only half the story. I also read a lot (nowadays I call it research) because it quenches my curiosity. Reading answers these burning questions about which grapes are allowed when Chianti is on …

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Golf governing bodies crack down on green reading books

Golf governing bodies have revealed a new model local rule to further limit the use of green reading books in the hopes that players and caddies will only use their eyes and feel to read putts. The local rule model G-11 allows tournament organizers to restrict players to using only …

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5 best tablets for reading books and taking notes

Tablets offer the best of both worlds. They are bigger than smartphones and at the same time much more portable than laptops. This feature makes it perfect for reading books on the go or taking quick notes, all thanks to the large screen. Some tablets support allowing you to take …

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Children’s literature, an initiative to attract children to reading books

Bahawalpur – A one-day festival for children was held at Government Girls Junior Model High School in Bahawalpur under the auspices of District Education Authority Bahawalpur and Education and Awareness. Education South Punjab Dr. Ehtesham Anwar Mehar, Deputy Commissioner Irfan Ali Kathia, CEO Education and Awareness Bella Raza Jamil, Pakistan …

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PGA Tour to Put Restrictions on Green Reading Books

As of January 1, 2022, players participating in PGA Tour events will no longer be able to use the controversial and highly detailed eco-reading books in their current form. A long overdue decision to “return to a position where players and caddies use only their skills, judgment and feel” to …

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Why the PGA Tour’s Proposed New Rule on Green Reading Books Could Be Rather Difficult to Enforce Golf News and Tour Information

The PGA Tour took a big step towards banning green reading books on Monday when it sent out a memo to players and caddies outlining the details of a proposed new rule. According to the memo, a copy of which was obtained by Golf Digest, the new tournament rules, currently …

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The new Kindle Paperwhite made me enjoy reading books again

Confession: I have finished a surprisingly low number of books since I finished high school. It’s not that I don’t like books or struggle with understanding or anything like that. Instead, my particular brand of ADHD makes it hard to find the motivation to start and focus when I do, …

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Why I like to read books on this subject more than on my phone or tablet

The Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition. With smartphones and tablets, we pack digital Swiss Army knives: tools that can multitask, from email and web browsing to streaming video and taking photos. Amazon’s all-new Kindle Paperwhite, which starts shipping on Wednesday from $ 139.99, proves it’s okay to own a device that …

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Aryan Khan spends his time reading books about Ram and Sita in Arthur Road prison: Sources

Aryan Khan, son of actor Shah Rukh Khan, who is currently in Mumbai Central Prison on a drug case, spends his time in prison reading a religious book and other fiction. Prison officials say he is being held behind bars like other inmates, in accordance with the prison manual. Sources …

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Americans are reading fewer books than ever

In America people read less. According to a Pew Research Center survey, about a quarter of American adults (23%) say they have not read a book in whole or in part in the past year, whether in print, electronic or audio form. So why are people reading less in 2021? …

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Learn about Dutch culture and language by reading books

Windmills, clogs and Dutch franchise; as a country you can only be known for so many things. The culture of the Netherlands, however, is not as flat as its landscape. If you want to get a feel for its culture, the folks at Regina Coeli recommend that you read books. …

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Learn to let go by reading books at the “right time”

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The problem Recently, I finally bought a book that had been on my TBR shelf for three years, The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater. I read it in about two sessions, and although …

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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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“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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Danielle Kang does not support range finders or green reading books; mixed opinions on women’s football | Golf News and Tour Information

JOHNS CREEK, Georgia – This week’s KPMG PGA Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club will see the use of rangefinders for the first time in a major women’s competition, picking up where the men left off at the PGA Championship in Kiawah in May . The PGA of America cleared …

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Warren Buffett spends most of his day reading books

Breadcrumb Links Business essentials If you have 15 minutes to spare, you can also read a book Author of the article: StackCommerce Release date : June 21, 2021 • June 21, 2021 • 2 minutes to read Photo by Austin Distel /Unsplash The opinions and recommendations are impartial and the …

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Jim Stracka makes green reading books. Here is his case against a ban | Golf News and Tour Information

Behind the books is a father-son duo who just saw their business turned upside down. On Wednesday, Golfweek announced that the PGA Tour is moving towards a ban on green reading material, which has been a growing source of controversy in recent years. Books, which provide laser renderings of the …

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PGA Tour players vote to ban green reading books, ban likely

SAN DIEGO – The PGA Tour is likely to ban controversial green reading books used by many of its players before the start of next season, Golf week has learned. The Tour player’s advisory council voted to ban the books at a meeting two weeks ago. Support for the ban …

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Rory McIlroy says green reading books should be banned

SAN DIEGO – The PGA Tour is set to ban green reading books before next season, but four-time major champion Rory McIlroy isn’t sure that’s enough to level the playing field on the greens. Speaking the day before the start of the 121st US Open at the Torrey Pines South …

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Read books by their covers

Pandemic lockdowns have prompted people to embrace reading as a safe form of recreation and a great way to keep children engaged and learning. According to NPD BookScan, sales of printed books increased 8.2% in 2020 compared to 2019. But, if you are an author who wants to compete in …

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5 classic books Warren Buffett personally recommends you read

Warren Buffett did not become a billionaire by accident. He made wise investment choices by playing for the long haul and gaining a great deal of knowledge. Buffett would spend up to six hours a day reading books. This can be a daunting prospect for most busy people, but if …

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Want to get back to reading books? here are a few tips

If you want to make a habit of reading books, here are some tips that will help you make this activity part of your lifestyle. For example, pick a book that interests you and set up dedicated reading times throughout the day. Taking the time to savor the written word …

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How reading books aloud can draw us into intimacy

Reading aloud is an activity we associate with the cozy comfort of children’s bedtime stories. Certainly the children’s classics of The Gruffalo to the Alice books are produced knowing that when they come to be read, there is a good chance that an older person will read them aloud to …

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Reading books is relevant even in the age of OTT platforms

That’s the thing with books. They allow you to travel without moving your feet’ This quote from famous author Jhumpa Lahiri aptly describes the magical journey of reading books. If you ask the average person today, “When was the last time you read a book?” the majority of people who …

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California school district plans to ban classic books | UPDATE

UPDATE 4/12/2020: Burbank Unified School District Superintendent Matt Hill recently issued a statement outlining his reasoning for banning five classic texts from the district’s mandatory reading lists. Books will be allowed in class libraries, but no student may be required to read them. The NCAC is disappointed with the district’s …

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Speech on the importance of reading books

Reading books boosts our knowledge but not only. Books also entertain and relax our minds as we leave the hustle and bustle of our usual lives to enter the virtual worlds of our favorite authors. Reading a well-written book will help our own English skills which are of great importance …

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The lesson of confinement to read books aloud

For teachers around the world, one of the unexpected lessons of the COVID-19 lockdown has been that school children stuck at home in virtual learning love hearing books read aloud. With no physical classrooms for the last nine weeks of the school year, children missed close interaction with classmates and …

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Children prefer storybooks filled with detailed information: Study

We often see that there is a natural desire in children to know what is going on around them. The same insatiable appetite also manifests when reading, as children prefer storybooks loaded with informal information, a study suggests. Although the researchers were aware of children’s interest in causal information, they …

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Kids prefer storybooks filled with detailed information, study says

ANI | Update: Apr 19, 2020 3:53 PM STI Washington DC [USA], April 19 (ANI): It is often seen that there is a natural desire in children to know what is going on around them. The same insatiable appetite also manifests itself when reading, as children prefer story books loaded …

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5 benefits of reading books

Gone are the days when only geeks read books. These days, many smart CEOs of large multinational organizations read a book every week, yes a book every week, and they love and want to read even more. According to a Yale University study, people who read books live two years …

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Why don’t people read books anymore?

There are a growing number of people who simply don’t read books anymore. There are no specific reasons why this happens, some are forced to read books in English class and just don’t read anymore. Others don’t read books, but read news articles and online blogs, but not books. why …

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How Reading Books Helps Your Brain Recharge

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. Imagine being the founder of not one but of them companies dedicated to books and not finding the time to read them. This is the situation in which Hugh McGuire, founder of LibriVox and Pressbooks, found himself a few years ago. Like …

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How reading books instead of news made me a better citizen

from consume-information department As the 2020 presidential race kicks into high gear, I find myself telling friends about an important lesson I learned the last time the primary season rolled around. During the run-up to the 2016 election, as now, vitriol dominated the headlines. Rather than being knowledgeable, reading on …

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How two women quietly reading books in a SF bar sparked an introverted revolution

(Originally published January 7, 2020. The group is now reuniting in lineevery second Sunday of the month.) In 2012, Guinevere de la Mare and Laura Gluhanich were sipping wine at Bistro Central Parc, a cozy French restaurant near the Panhandle in San Francisco, decorated with twinkling garlands. They complained about …

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The Joys of Listening to Audiobooks While Reading Books

It’s official, the world of books can’t get enough audiobooks. This creates a win-win situation for publishers and bookworms. Audio sales are booming and keeping the industry afloat, while we readers get our fix of literature while doing other things like cooking, sewing, gardening, and driving, among other activities. While …

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Strategies for Reading Books You Already Have

The pile of books is more than half my height again. It’s getting out of hand because all of a sudden I’m reading six books for an article or I went to ComicCon or it was Tuesday and I was sad about it and, damn it, I deserve good things. …

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Why 300,000 people read books on NYPL’s Instagram

In August 2018, New York Public Library Instagram followers were tapping on their Insta Stories when something unexpected popped up: the full text of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderlanddesigned for a small screen, with small animations that bring the story to life when you flip it. The project, known as Insta …

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Teens text and use social media instead of reading books

By Hannah Natanson A new study has alarming results but probably isn’t surprising to anyone who knows a teenager: High school kids today text, scroll, and use social media instead of reading books and magazines. In their free time, American teens rock their devices for hours a day rather than …

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I decided to read more classic books by Latinx authors to strengthen my connection with my community.

The first time I actively remember reading a book by a Latinx author was the summer of sixth grade. I had been placed in an advanced summer program thanks to my good grades in English. My class has been assigned The house on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, and I …

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Keep Reading: Books, Magazines, and Newspapers Could Help You Live Longer

Source: Pexel According to a new study published in the journal Social sciences and medicine, avid readers tend to to live longer than those who completely transmit the written word. After surveying 3,635 people aged 60 and over about their health, researchers at the Yale University School of Public Health …

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What are the children reading? Books like “Hunger Games”, but also classics.

What do green eggs, stick figures navigating college perils, and post-apocalyptic teenage battles have in common? They are all found in the books most read by American children and adolescents. The reading habits of 9.8 million students in grades 1-12 are detailed in the new “What children read” report from …

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10 classic books you read in high school that you should read again

In Classic Practices: 50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven’t Touched Since High School, Kevin Smokler takes you on a trip down memory lane in high school, when you couldn’t stand reading As I died Where Tess of the d’Urbervilles. Or maybe you could, you bookworm. Either way, Smokler …

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