Sunday 18 November 2018
The Guardian – The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list (By Robert McCrum on Sunday 31 December 2017)
As someone who likes to keep my shelf topped up with books from different genres, this article has some good recommendations for some nonfiction books.
It is outdated by almost a year so it won’t include any newer releases, but there’s some good ones in there regardless.
Sunday 11 November 2018
The Guardian – ‘Women are better writers than men’: novelist John Boyne sets the record straight (By John Boyne on Tuesday 12 December 2017)
WriteToDone – 5 Proven Reasons Why Women Are Better Writers Than Men (By Brandon Stanley)
Today I randomly came across these articles and I found them to pique my curiosity. They point out the inequalities female writers have faced against male writers over the years (and still face now), and certain differences in men and women that make women better writers, naturally (apparently).
Wednesday 24 October 2018
The Atlantic – Browsing the Stacks: A Photo Appreciation of Libraries (By Alan Taylor)
This article gives readers a visual feast of new/old, big/small libraries all around the world. There are some amazing photographs (like the one below) and I really think it’s worth taking a look.
In this article, you can find wonderful illustrations, like the one below (by Chris Ridell), and very true words (by Neil Gaiman) on why libraries and reading are key to creating literate citizens.