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V. S. Naipaul on How to Be A Good Student of English Literature

    V. S. Naipaul is a winner of Nobel Prize in Literature, the Booker Prize. He’s the author of House of Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, and numerous other books. Between Father and Son: Family Letters is a poignant collection of letters he exchanged mostly with his father and elder sister while […]

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How to Find Time to Read When You Are Busy

image byFrogglin   “I am so busy” – this one phrase pretty much sums up the modern life for most people. You hear it all the time. I don’t have time to do this or that, because I’m so busy. I know you are busy, but I can assure you that you can still find […]

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The Best Kind of Books

┬áimage by 0olong   Reading, to those who see books as living, breathing things, is not an optional activity. It is not a hobby, nor something one does only to kill time. It is not a weekend-only, or vacation-only task. It is as essential as breathing, to be done as much as possible, in whatever […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Write In Your Books

image – my copy of Lolita, marked up   There was a time when I would have said it was criminal to make any marks in a book. I look after my books. To treat books with care is natural for me. I don’t ever remember thinking, I must be more careful with my books. […]

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