Wednesday, November 23, 2022

 




This Is Your Brain on ‘Deep Reading.’ It’s Pretty Magnificent


The literacy scholar Maryanne Wolf maps out the ways “deep reading” nourishes our capacity for attention, empathy and insight.


https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/22/opinion/ezra-klein-podcast-maryanne-wolf.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share&referringSource=articleShare

Sunday, November 20, 2022

 


The Climate Book, created by Greta Thunberg review – an angry call for action


The environmental activist curates a supergroup of climate experts in a valuable set of essays, which at times risk overwhelming the reader

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2022/nov/15/the-climate-book-created-by-greta-thunberg-review-an-angry-call-for-action


Friday, November 18, 2022

 The National Book Awards Raised a Middle Finger to Book Bans

"Free people read freely," said Tracie D. Hall, one of the night's honorees.

https://apple.news/AawF92mWhSb-_FD1km341_g

Monday, November 14, 2022

 


Cinema Speculation by Quentin Tarantino review – bracing and heartfelt collection


The movie-maker’s first book of criticism is fuelled by a breathless energy that makes up for its scattershot approach

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2022/nov/14/cinema-speculation-by-quentin-tarantino-review-collection-film-criticism


Saturday, November 12, 2022

Monday, November 7, 2022



Maurice Sendak Imagined More Than Wild Things

A new exhibition, the first of its kind since the artist's death, showcases his extensive but lesser-known body of work (in ‘Smithsonian’):