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William Styron on Great Books

A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it. — William Clark Styron, Jr.

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Surprising Book Reading Statistics!

Here are a few surprising statistics on books, readers, and literacy. Reading frequency declines after the age of eight (Scholastic.com). The more a child reads, the likelier they are to be able to understand the emotions of other (very likely true).

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Reading Is Your Friend When Others Forget

1. Reading is your friend when others forget to be. 2. It teaches you things. 3. It gives you lots of other friends. 4. Occasionally cute ones. 5. It gives you places to dream about. 6. It shows you things that no one has ever dreamed of. 7. It will stay with you until the […]

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Lebron James on Reading Books

What is NBA basketball champion LeBron James secret to success? Perhaps it’s reading books. According to USA Today, James read the following books between when the NBA playoffs began and the night his Miami Heat team won the NBA championships several years ago . . .

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Who Doesn’t Love a Good Book?

Who doesn’t love a good book? This is a wonderfully cute dog. And the book ain’t bad looking either.

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When You Run Out of Books to Read

I ran out of books to read, so I had to spend time with my family. It turns out they’re not bad people.

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Regular Reading Is Better Than Jogging!

Report . . . Regular reading leads to a lower body mass index just as reliably as regular exercise like jogging.

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Dr. Seuss: You’re Never Too Old to Read to a Child

Are you too old? Too wacky? Too wild? I am old, wacky, and wild – but never too much of any. Just the right amount. I love reading to children, dogs, cats, the squirrels outside, adults, the young and the old. And, of course, to myself. Any time. Anywhere. Any space.

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