Tag: reading

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…

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…

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…

Do Nothing But Read Day

Today is the first ever Do Nothing But Read Day. I have been remiss in not telling you about it before. While I am doing my part in that I am still in pajamas, I actually have some plans today…