I'm trying to understand people who don't read for pleasure.
Yes, it's quite the mixed bag and hatful here.
But then I always enjoyed talking about me mostly.
I too believe the freedom to choose is an important part of making a reader, tsar. To this day I always welcome opinions on books but hate it when someone tries to push one on me and I've never understood the appeal of book groups where everyone has to read the same book.
Mo brought home a graphic novel from the school library once but that was because he'd already read all the books about snakes and sharks and armies.
He's not much into fiction.
Are their "true" comics?
You've made me remember my little self eagerly awaiting the mailman who delivered my copy of "Weekly Reader"!
I still love newspapers and magazines.
I think it's a straightforward case of Sturgeon's Law: "Ninety percent of everything is crap." Why should human brains be any different?
That's a very nice offer but it isn't necessary. Thank you though.
Forty-four percent of American 4th grade students cannot read fluently, even when they read grade-level stories aloud under supportive testing conditions.
Do you think your mom's love of reading influenced your lack of love of reading?
I ask this because my mom loved football. Sunday afternoons at our house were essentially motherless because of football. She was worse than any beer commercial man or sit-com dad when it came to watching football. I absolutely cannot stand the sounds of a televised football game.