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Gaiman on libraries and reading

One of Neil Gaiman’s lectures – a plea for the future of the library – has made its way into the Guardian. While some of it makes the questionable point that exposure to fiction makes people more sympathetic, there’s a … Continue reading

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Blogging from A to Z Challenge day 16: P is for the Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction

I’m in the middle of Alan Jacobs’ recent-ish book, The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction. As the title suggests, his interest is in how the delight of a serious reading life can be kindled and maintained – … Continue reading

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