Monday, May 26, 2014

Books and Happiness

“Dreams, books, are each a world; and books, we know,
Are a substantial world, both pure and good:
Round these, with tendrils strong as flesh and blood,
Our pastime and our happiness will grow."

- William Wordsworth

Monday, May 19, 2014

Read, Kids, Read

Great editorial from Frank Bruni in the New York Times :

"I believe in reading - not just in its power to transport but in its power to transform . . . [I'm coming at this] as someone persuaded that reading does things - to the brain, heart and spirit - that movies, television, video games and the rest of it cannot . . . reading and intelligence have a relationship so close as to be symbiotic"