Which Countries Spend the Most Time Reading?
If the pages of a book were to come alive, what would happen? One animator, Amalie Vilmar, tried to answer that question with his stop-motion short film “Gutenberg.”
Dr. Nulandâs book, which won the National Book Award in 1994, depicted death as messy and often humiliating, and it urged readers to approach late-life care with tempered expectations.
I remember meeting him many years ago - he was a lovely man and an inspiring speaker.
Political corruption, backstabbing and blackmailing to hold you over ‘til season 3.
great selection of books inspired by this juicy series.
Decrypting the most mysterious book in the world
After 600 years, the secret language of the Voynich manuscript may finally be understood
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson briefly considered exotic dancing
Great profile in the double issue of the New Yorker. We will be discussing it at our next New Yorker discussion on Monday - March 3rd.
Some movies are so affecting, we want the feeling they give us to last longer. The moment at the end of a memorable film is the moment you should cue up the bookshelf; the best books do a very good job of engaging us at length. Almost half of the 2014 Oscar nominated Best Pictures are adapted from books, but check out our suggestions of other stories based on the plots or tone of each of the nine nominees.