So every year, even though I no longer participate int he DAC, I still seem to read (not intentionally) a lot of debut novels. I don’t go out of my way to read them, they just tumble on my lap. I’m lying. I do make it a point to give debut novelists a…
Preliminary research suggests that even so-called digital natives are more likely to recall the gist of a story when they read it on paper because enhanced e-books and e-readers themselves are too distracting. Paper’s greatest strength may be its simplicity.~ from The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: Why Paper Still Beats Screens. November, 2013 issue of Scientific America (via bookpatrol)
Here’s another list (and you’ll be seeing lists a lot this month) from me. 14 books I own that I absolutely want to get read in the coming year. Whether it happens or not is up to my capricious nature and time but intentions mean something, right? Right.