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8 books to help distract you from the coronavirus crisis

We all need a break from reality. Many of us are understandably looking for an escape these days, amid the constant onslaught of coronavirus headlines and updates. A good book can help, as long as it isn’t about pandemics. Or a dystopian future. Or being stuck inside for weeks on end.Read Full... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-03-25 11:30:44 UTC ]
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‘The Princess Bride’ and other fantastical novels to help you escape reality

Want to get lost in a good book — or four? You couldn’t do much better than these. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-23 18:55:00 UTC ]
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Our Personalized Quarantine Book Recommendations

On Monday, we put out a call asking that those of you who need something good to read in this trying, frightening time, might send us a few of your favorite books (and other things) so we could recommend a good book for you to read. And turns out quite a lot of you are […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-20 08:50:21 UTC ]
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‘Surreal immediacy’: how a 1,000-page novel became a 45-hour audiobook

Lucy Ellmann’s Ducks, Newburyport has attracted much attention for its length, but one publisher believes the spoken word might be its perfect mediumFinishing a good book should leave you feeling bereft for a little while, but it’s rare to leave a novel with your brain vibrating at a different... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-28 14:00:18 UTC ]
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7 Novels About Being Trapped on an Island

Reading a good book can feel like traveling to a remote island. A particular kind of journey where having crossed a stretch of water, and surrounded by sea, you are cut off from the rest of the world. For a writer, an island lends itself to creating atmosphere—claustrophobic, mystical, exposed.... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-02-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Key Tips for How to Read More This Year

By Oliver Tearle Finding the time to relax with a good book can be difficult, but there are a few practical steps you can take which might help to increase your book-reading productivity in 2020.  We’re sceptical of lists which promise ‘sure-fire ways to guarantee you’ll read more this year’,... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2020-01-11 15:00:55 UTC ]
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‘Very Nice’ is a good book to pack for your vacation. But maybe it’s more than that.

Marcy Dermansky’s fourth novel is a story of sex and intrigue set around a beautiful pool at a luxurious house. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-25 16:46:07 UTC ]
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7 novels coming out in May that you won't want to miss

April is a great month for reading — nothing beats settling in with a good book and getting so lost in a novel that you temporarily forget about how much you owe in taxes. May's even better, though. With the the seemingly endless super bloom still speckling California’s hillsides with color, it's... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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8 books that inspired this year's Oscar-nominated films

If you're a movie buff, your list of films to watch probably increased dramatically Tuesday after the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards were announced in Beverly Hills. But if you prefer spending an evening curled up on your couch with a good book, and not in a theater with an overly expensive... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yes, graphic novels are thriving. (Well done, Booker) | Rachel Cooke

Comic book Sabrina by Nick Drnaso is on the longlist for the prize, but it’s just the latest in a fine traditionHow am I supposed to feel about the fact that for the first time a graphic novel has made it on to the Booker longlist? As someone who loves comics, and who has championed them in this... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vote for Fast Company’s summer read

We’ve narrowed it down to four books. Now help us pick the one book we’ll all read this summer! Summer is the perfect time to unplug and lose yourself in a good book. The best books change the way we view the world, how we interact with others, and maybe even the direction of our lives. And... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book review: Gabriel's Bay by Catherine Robertson

This is the perfect read for this time of year when we're still happy to escape into a good book at the beach or under a shade tree and take the time to savour, in this instance, the leisurely revelation of the people who live in Gabriel's Bay. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Christmas, don't give books to non-readers

For bibliophiles, it is tempting to buy books as presents to ‘fix’ people who don’t read – but this is snobbery of the worst kindYou’re making a list, you’re checking it twice, and your fall-back position will be a nice book or two for friends and family to unwrap on Christmas Day. Everybody... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: Kindle Oasis, the joys of a good ebook

With a larger screen and waterproof design, Amazon's new Kindle Oasis is for well-heeled readers who struggle to put down a good book. Starting at NZ$400, the Oasis has dropped in price but is still the most expensive Kindle by far. In return it steps up to a 7-inch screen, with the extra space... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Obama's happiest reading days just ahead?

Like other ex-presidents, Obama is now freer to enjoy the great pleasure of a good book.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 best books of September 2016, according to Amazon's editors

With a chill in the air, it's the perfect time to head back into the house and curl up under a blanket with a good book. Looking for a captivating novel? Intriguing nonfiction? You're sure to find something that suits your interests on this list of the 10 best books to be released this month,... Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Gaustad obituary

Bookseller who transformed the perception of sports writing and set up the William Hill Sports Book awardJohn Gaustad, who has died aged 68, was a quietly spoken New Zealander who revolutionised the British sports books industry. In 1985 he opened Sportspages, a small shop in Caxton Walk, off... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The story of EE has been turned into a book

Nothing says summer like lying on a beach and getting stuck into a good book. But what to read? A 19th century classic, or perhaps Murakami's latest surrealist tale? What about the fascinating story of how mobile provider EE came to be? Well, look no... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2016-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In praise of little black numbers

The addition of 46 titles to Penguin’s Little Black Classics, from Jane Austen to the suffragettes, gives cause for renewed celebrationThe people at Penguin might be overstating things when they insist that their Little Black Classics “sparked a reading revolution”. All the same, sales of these... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Technology changes our leisure time but that's OK

A good book is all you ever used to need on the beach but data-use figures show we're still reaching for our cellphones even when we're on holiday. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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