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The story behind the story you hear in your earbuds.

‘Your throat hurts. Your brain hurts’: the secret life of the audiobook star | Books | The Guardian As the business booms, narrators talk tricky accents, lonely shifts and tackling 100 pages a day Source: ‘Your throat hurts. Your brain

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There’s a word for that…

What’s the word for knowing you read something somewhere on-line but now you can’t find it and you can’t remember which site it was on? I thought I left the tab open because I wanted to link this article to

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EAT MORE KALE? BUY MORE BOOKS! by Lynne Weiss – Change Seven Magazine

Here’s my New Year’s Resolution, and it’s not to eat more kale. I eat quite a bit of kale. It’s satifsying. It’s good for me and the farmers who grow it, and it’s good for the environment. But I’m …

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Why bookstores matter.

When a Bookstore Closes, an Argument Ends – The New Yorker. This is why I ALWAYS buy books from neighborhood bookstores or special order if something I want is not available. But what I really like about this is that

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I’ve read a number of these but never even heard of some of them!

The 10 best Christmases in literature | Books | The Guardian.

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Words Origins as the Gateway to Empathy | The Ploughshares Blog

Etymology as Pedagogy: How Words Teach Me to Live | The Ploughshares Blog.

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Not all the factors have been considered, IMHO. Do People Remember News Better If They Read It in Print? – The Atlantic

Do People Remember News Better If They Read It in Print? – The Atlantic.

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