The Golden Hat: Talking Back to Autism by Kate Winslet

May 30

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Random Book Poems

May 15

Love For This Book by Pablo Neruda translated by Clark Zlotchew and Dennis Maloney In these lonely regions I have been powerful in the same way as a cheerful tool or like untrammeled grass which lets loose its seed or like a dog rolling around in the dew. Matilde, time will pass wearing out and burning another skin, other fingernails, other eyes, and then the algae...

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Happy Women’s Day from BeNonsensical

Mar 08

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The Gift of Reading by Michael Omara books

Feb 09

I received this little book as a gift. It is full of fun reading related facts and anecdotes. Super cute. Shop Indie Bookstores And here is one of the anecdotes: The thirtieth President of the United States, John Calvin Coolidge, loved reading but when his wife was persuaded to buy a very expensive medical almanac from a traveling salesman one day, he was less than...

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Anatole France

Jul 24

Anatole France, born Jacques Anatole Francois Thibaut, was a bibliophile. He was one of France’s most memorable authors, learned to love books very early in his life because he was given the opportunity to do so. Anatole France had the good fortune of being surrounded by books as the child of a bookstore owner. His father ran the Librairie France (Library of...

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Charles Darwin loved books too!

Jul 05

As with many great thinkers, Charles Darwin was a lover of books. On considering whether to marry or not, Charles Darwin wrote a pros vs. cons list, and in it he seriously considered books and reading in this important life decision. Amongst his reasons not to marry he considered how if he did he would not be able to read in the evenings,1 He further speculated that...

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