Thoughts on reading

Social Reading: Ebooks of the Future?

After a series of debates with myself, regarding the accessibility of English books while living abroad versus the perceived merit of tangibility (paper, pages, fresh book scent), the accessibility side eventually won out and I found myself the new owner of a Kindle. I should mention that thrown into those debates were considerations about supporting a […]

The List

In grade twelve our Lit teacher asked us to imagine that all the books in the world were going to be wiped out. All written literature, philosophy, accounts of science and medicine and psychology and sociology and anthropology, records of languages, religions, cultures, thoughts, lives. Nothing would be left – except for ten. Ten books. […]