Summer reading has a fraught history. But if there was ever a time to delight in escapism, it’s now.

As soon as people discovered the pleasures of a diverting novel, some starchy scold swooped in to make them feel bad. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-27 12:00:00 UTC ]
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An American History Summer Reading List

If you're looking for a summer reading list that highlights American history, including political upheavals and Native American stories, we got you. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-20 10:32:42 UTC ]
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‘Ashenden’: the perfect late summer escape read, and a classic

W. Somerset Maugham’s 1928 novel is thought to be the first modern espionage novel. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-31 17:07:29 UTC ]
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Escape reality with these delightful old-time thrillers. You’ll forget 2020 is almost here.

Set in the 1920s and ’30s, the works of Dornford Yates feature witty crime-fighters zipping around Europe. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-05-15 16:32:00 UTC ]
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Summer Reading Challenge kicks off as one in three parents say reading slips in holidays

One in three parents say regular reading with their children slips in the summer holidays, according to a Reading Agency survey ahead of this year's Summer Reading Challenge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-12 00:23:25 UTC ]
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The Reading Agency receives £120,000 to evaluate Summer Reading Challenge

The Reading Agency is planning an evaluation of the Summer Reading Challenge after receiving an award of £120,000 from Arts Council England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A brief history of Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time

The late physicist’s editor, Peter Guzzardi, recalls his first meetings with Hawking and how his book became a bestsellerStephen Hawking dies aged 76I first encountered Stephen Hawking on the cover of the New York Times magazine. Inside, its pages told a story we all know today, but at the time... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Summer Pages: Summer Reading Recommendations, From 6 Novelists Who Own Bookstores

The novelist Emma Straub at her store, Books Are Magic, in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Reading Agency reveals Summer Reading fall

The number of children in the UK who took part in The Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge this year was down 2.8% on last year’s figure. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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10 New Horror Manga To Read in Time for Halloween

Are you prepared for the explicit gore of these new horror manga reads? Dive into our recommendations for your best starting points. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-29 10:39:00 UTC ]
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Sunday Reading: Summer Fiction

From The New Yorker’s archive: short stories by Zadie Smith, Jennifer Egan, and Stephen King. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2020-08-30 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Sunday Reading: Summer Fiction

From The New Yorker’s archive: short stories by Zadie Smith, Jennifer Egan, and Stephen King. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2020-08-16 10:00:00 UTC ]
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One critic’s summer reading list: From a scandalous memoir to obscure literary journalism

Michael Dirda is taking a vacation next month, and he’s already getting his to-be-read pile in order. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-01 16:17:23 UTC ]
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Summer 2020 YA Books: Your Reading List Is Hot, Hot, Hot

Grab your TBR lists. This year's roundup of Summer 2020 YA books is hot, hot, hot. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-29 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Megha Majumdar’s ‘A Burning’ is blazing up the bestseller list and emerging as the must-read novel of the summer

The story rages along, bright and scalding, illuminating three intertwined lives in contemporary India. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-15 05:29:42 UTC ]
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According to the New York Times bestseller lists, a lot of people are reading about racism.

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi pointed out on Twitter last night that books about racism (including two of his own, How to Be an Antiracist and Stamped from the Beginning) are making up a significant portion of the New York Times bestseller lists. “The resistance is from the loudness of demonstrations to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-11 14:11:24 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: Scholastic Adjusts Its Summer Reading Program

As much as 30 percent of typical annual reading gains may not be carried into schoolwork in the autumn, says an NWEA report, as the COVID-19 pandemic affects US education. The post Coronavirus Impact: Scholastic Adjusts Its Summer Reading Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-08 12:33:09 UTC ]
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What Makes a Good Summer Reading Program?

We're talking to library staff about how libraries are working to plan for summer reading programs despite the limitations caused by a global pandemic. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-08 10:33:48 UTC ]
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The 20 Books to read this summer

A look at the novels and nonfiction that can transport you to faraway places ? without ever leaving home. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-28 13:34:57 UTC ]
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Five new books for your teenager’s summer reading pile

Is your teen looking for some great new reading? Here are some standout choices. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-27 12:59:13 UTC ]
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