Tag Archives: reading

2010 reading list, a year end summary

I made an effort to make time for reading this year. The combination of this and a lot of airplane time meant more good books read. Here are previous year end lists: 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004. My booklist lives … Continue reading

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summer reading lists collected

Rebecca’s Pocket always collects summer reading lists from various sources and puts them all together in one place. Here is a link to her ever-expanding Summer Reading List 2010. I’m intrigued by the first link: Good Books That Almost Nobody … Continue reading

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One School, One Library, One Librarian

Why South Africa is failing its children and what people are doing to try to solve the problem. [F]ewer than 7% of schools in South Africa have a functioning library. Perhaps 21% have some kind of structure called a reading … Continue reading

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2009 reading list, a year end summary

I skipped doing this last year because I was sort of embarrassed at the shortness of my list. I vowed to read more this year and I guess I did. Here are previous year end lists: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004. … Continue reading

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how to destroy the book

I’m still sort of annoyed at Amazon’s self-serving press release about more ebooks being sold for the Kindle on Christmas Day than “real” books. I feel a few things 1. they’re creating a distinction that isn’t necessary, between ebooks and … Continue reading

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