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12 Books That Will Make You Stay Up Late Reading

Ever have one of these nights? 7:00 P.M. Alright! Can’t wait to start the new book I picked up today. 8:00 P.M. I love the writing style and story, one more chapter to see where the author is heading. 9:00 P.M. What!? I didn’t see that coming! How is this going to get resolved? 12:00 […]

What is the Average Reading Speed in Various Languages?

As we’ve discussed in a previous post, the average reading speed of most English speaking adults is around 200 to 250 words per minute. But what about a native Italian speaker, or a native Japanese speaker? There are a couple of factors to consider when discussing reading speeds between different languages. One is the character […]

15 Books Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read

As an avid reader, Bill Gates has his fair share of book recommendations. During the summer months, Gates reading list increases significantly. Reflecting on his childhood he says, “I’d check out so many books that the librarians wouldn’t give me new ones until I returned some.” As funny as that is, it is the one […]

10 Visually Striking Bookstores From Around The World

Some time ago we posted a video version of this post, so we decided to add the image gallery version of it for those of you who would rather prefer looking at pretty pictures instead. So, let the delicious image candy marinate before your eyes. Argosy Bookstore, New York, NY Bauman Rare Books, Philadelphia, PA […]