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What Is the Measure of a Great Book? Tim Challies

  I read a lot of books. I read a lot of books because I just plain love to read, and I read a lot of books because, as a reviewer, I receive a lot of them and am always … Continue reading

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9 Ways Reading Fiction Will Make You Happier and More Successful By Jeff Haden

  I know: you’re on point, on task, and totally focused on achieving your professional goals. So if you’re going to spend time reading you want to read practical, nuts and bolts, how-to business books… right? Not so fast. The … Continue reading

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6 Lessons from Pride and Prejudice

  Posted: January 28, 2018 1. We can see ourselves and sin in its characters. If we read Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice with an eye on our own tendencies, we may recognize some of the more unappealing qualities of … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis on Reading Well, Part 1

I have learned that whenever C. S. Lewis weighs in on a subject, I’d better pay attention. He’s not always right, of course, but he is always wise and thought provoking. This is true of everything that Lewis wrote on … Continue reading

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The Oldest Treasures From 12 Great Libraries by Sarah Laskow

We asked some of our favorite libraries: What’s the oldest item in your collection? When you start to think about the oldest books that a library might hold, there are any number of rabbit holes you can fall down. What’s … Continue reading

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Do You Wish You Could Read Faster? Four Reasons to Slow Down By David Mathis

Cut out all the time between plays, and you can watch all the action of a nine-inning baseball game in about 18 minutes. Do the same with the average football game, and your total viewing time is only 11 minutes. … Continue reading

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Analysing Agatha Christie – The Best-Selling Novelist Of All Time

The Agatha Christie Code British author, Agatha Christie wrote 85 books that sold between two and four billion copies. According to UNESCO, she is the most translated author in the history of the world and The Guinness Book of World Records has recognised … Continue reading

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