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World Book Day 2020 - cartoon by Tom Gauld

Early precursors to World Book Day (cartoon)

The World Book Day 2020 takes place in the United Kingdom on March 5, and Tom Gauld has created a clever cartoon to celebrate it.

Friendly Staff March 1, 2020
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Devices are not dangerous for literature. People can be dangerous for literature. People, for example, who do not read.

– László Krasznahorkai –

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The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.

– Sydney J. Harris –

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Top 10 reasons why you should read books every day - full infographic

10 reasons why you should read books every day (infographic)

From Global Owls comes a brief infographic that lists ten benefits of reading books. Which one is the most important for you?

Friendly Staff January 28, 2020
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Reader's block - a cartoon by Grant Snider

Do you suffer from reader’s block? (cartoon)

Here is another incredible comic by Grant Snider. This time it was created for the NY Times Book Review.

Friendly Staff January 23, 2020
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Devices are not dangerous for literature. People can be dangerous for literature. People, for example, who do not read.

– László Krasznahorkai –

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The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book.

– Northrop Frye –

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The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.

– B.F. Skinner –

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Forbidden books from around the world - full infographic

Forbidden books from around the world (infographic)

The infographic shows nearly 50 countries with books that are or were banned in recent years.

Friendly Staff September 19, 2019
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The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book.

– Northrop Frye –

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Twelve South BookBook Kindle Paperwhite cover

Legendary BookBook vintage case cover – now for Kindle Paperwhite

Made with hand-distressed, genuine leather, this iconic vintage case cover enhances the joy of reading by putting a real book spine in your hands. BookBook is as interesting as the stories inside your Kindle Paperwhite.

We love it!

Amazon $49.99

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Adjustable foldable tablet stand

Foldable multi-angle stand with height adjustment

Amazon Choice Compatible with Amazon Fire and iPad, this premium yet affordable stand is perfect for video calls. You can adjust both the angle and height to place the tablet in a perfect position.

Average rating: 4.8/5

Amazon $9.99

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