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There’s more to words than meets the eye. Deepen your appreciation of literature through the art of slow, attentive reading
«From reading deeply, you gain experience as well as knowledge: you gain from reading literary works in all their unique particularity.»
The antidote to overconfidence is our relationship with knowledge. The antilibrary is the solution according to Nassim Taleb.
«we underestimate the value of what we don’t know and overvalue what we do know, we fundamentally misunderstand the likelihood of surprises.»
Its use is just another fence, and we’re busting them down.
An ecological model suggests islands are better at preserving literature as well as species
The history of American literature is the history of the nation’s libraries. These have changed over time, from mere depositories of books meant for circulation where patrons, driven by taste and c…
An analysis of 2,000 books and how body parts are described, by gender.
We have fallen out of love with good writing
«The paradox of this mystic inner quality is that its depth gets expressed by what we think of as a superficial quality: style.»
Begun by user "BackForward24" and crowdsourced through Reddit, this map of the world illustrates the most beloved/popular book of each country by pasting a scan of the book cover over its space on the…
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A daily literary website highlighting the best in contemporary fiction, nonfiction, and criticism.
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