Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Writer Who Couldn’t Read : NPR

The Writer Who Couldn’t Read : NPR: This fascinating story from NPR (National Public Radio) tells the story of Howard Engel, a Canadian mystery novelist who woke up one morning and discovered that he could no longer read. His brain … Continue reading

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José Saramago, Nobel Prize-Winning Portuguese Writer, Dies at 87

José Saramago, Nobel Prize-Winning Portuguese Writer, Dies at 87 – Obituary (Obit) – NYTimes.com: José Saramago, the Portuguese writer who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1998 with novels that combine surrealist experimentation with a kind of sardonic peasant … Continue reading

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Killer Thrillers: Your Nominations, Please!

Killer Thrillers: Your Nominations, Please! : NPR: NPR (National Public Radio) seeks your help in compiling a list of thrillers for summer reading. Drop by this site, leave your nominations in the comments section, and see what books others have … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Reading: A Select Bibliography

This list includes some of the books mentioned in a previous post as well as others about the psychology of reading. It is intended as a starting point rather than a definitive bibliography on the subject. Dehaene, Stanislas. Reading in … Continue reading

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