The Benefits of Reading

Hello ladies and gentlemen! I have come to realize that I do not understand people who consciously and voluntarily refuse to read. It's as if there's some kind of equation their minds can't seem to compute or simply forgot to calculate, leaving them doomed to a life void of any form of reading. To correct … Continue reading The Benefits of Reading

The Nevers and Forevers of Readers

Isn't it wonderful that we find great joy in picking up a book and devouring it from cover to cover? It makes it all even more wonderful when we get our hands on a book that makes us feel things that nothing else could ever provoke in us. But with great joy comes great pain. … Continue reading The Nevers and Forevers of Readers

How Did You Get into Reading?

Every bookworm I encounter has a story to tell. Finding out how they started is always a heartwarming tale of discovery and exploration. But how come reading still seems to be an activity that very little people around us actively invest in? It's as if picking up a book is a taboo act that should … Continue reading How Did You Get into Reading?

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

“Maybe there is a beast… maybe it's only us.” — William Golding, Lord of the Flies     Them kids are crazy! William Golding really does dig deep into the soul of children to extrapolate human nature and all its ugliness. You'd think that children would be safe from all the evil that men are capable … Continue reading Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

“Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.” — John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men     We're all bound to hear about Mr. Steinbeck and his famous and critically acclaimed novels at least once in our lives. Of Mice and Men figures among his most popular works of fiction and there's no … Continue reading Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck