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The Silent Music of the Mind: Remembering Oliver Sacks, by Maria Popova

I was a relative latecomer to the work of Oliver Sacks (July 9, 1933–August 30, 2015), that great enchanter of storytelling who spent his life bridging science and the human spirit — partly because I was not yet born when … Continue reading

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Reblogged from Arts.Mic. Science Has Great News for People Who Read Actual Books – Mic

It’s no secret that reading is good for you. Just six minutes of reading is enough to reduce stress by 68%, and numerous studies have shown that reading keeps your brain functioning effectively as you age. One study even found that elderly individuals … Continue reading

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Science Has Great News for People Who Read Actual Books – Mic

Science Has Great News for People Who Read Actual Books – Mic.

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Why Books Matter

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
I finished this book last night. I don’t recall another book packing such a punch at the finish. “I felt myself enter Fitzgerald’s language, felt its lilt, its music, carry me away.” Right book.…

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World Book Lover’s Day … | THE STRATEGIC LEARNER

World Book Lover’s Day … | THE STRATEGIC LEARNER. This webblog resonated deeply … I live in terror of losing bookshops.. real bookshops.. the kind that have treasures tucked away in odd places and chairs in which to curl up … Continue reading

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