Books Are Dead!

Posted by Jay Hodgson on

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Will books, as we know them, come to an end?

Are printed books destined to eventually join the ranks of clay tablets, scrolls and typewritten pages?

It’s no secret the popularity of e-books has surged in recent years, but in what direction are they headed and what will ultimately become of the printed word?

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How Reading Re-Wires The Brain

Posted by Paul Gibson on

How Reading Re-Wires The Brain

If you have ever wondered why reading is so revered in our society you don’t have to look far. Its power to affect the world and society is evident all around us. The ability to record exact information and recall it at will can be difficult for the cleverest people on earth. But when information is recorded in written form it can be recalled instantly at any time afterwards be it minutes or decades later by anyone with the ability to read. Society has been able to progress by our ability to pass exact information to one another and in...

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Where Are The Best Coffee Shops For Readers in the UK?

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Where Are The Best Coffee Shops For Readers in the UK?

While the UK coffee scene is vibrant and continues to grow, Reading123 wanted to provide readers with a few destinations to visit that combine the two passions together.Here is a fabulous selection of destinations to visit while on your travels around the UK, to satisfy those cravings and keep you all very happy.   South England Pickled Pepper Books London A colourful bookshop situated in Crouch End, London specialising in children's books, cafe and a small theatre in the back of the store.  A truly interactive experience with scheduled events like meeting authors, parties and small theatre productions.A really awesome experience...

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A Practical Guide to Setting a Reading Challenge For 2019

Posted by Paul Gibson on

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There are many reasons you might want to read more books throughout 2019 and we all know its beneficial for several reasons, be it improving your imagination, vocabulary and overall knowledge.

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Are You Likely To Be More Successful If You Wear Glasses?

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Are You Likely To Be More Successful If You Wear Glasses?

A very interesting debate with multiple statistics backed by the eyewear industry wanting to sell glasses for fashion, profit and traditional success. The more interesting debate is what defines success in a world where the established classes no longer dictate the specifics of success anymore. The traditional image of success is to be RICH.  Which has been a mix of status, position, class, wealth, money and surrounding yourself with material possessions as an outward projection to the rest of the world to prove it. The sad reality is that these traditional “trappings” of success are just a band-aid for personal...

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