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Yesterday WordPress politely reminded me that I have been on this platform for 7 years! I feel like such a blogging grandma! As you may have read, I have written about my own struggles Continue reading
Goodreads has to be one of the social media’s gems for bibliophiles. If actively used, it is a wonderful platform to connect with fellow book lovers and keep track of your reading habits. Having surpassed my goal of 20 by almost 200% in 2015 and just hit the 100% mark in 2016, I am keen on tackling a more diverse approach to the material that I was consuming while hopefully surpassing previous goals. Here are a couple of tips which I hope will be helpful… Continue reading
On January 1, 2016, the copyright to Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf expired. Book sales continue to soar a year after it was reprinted in Germany. This book that was first published in the 1920s and formed the basis for Nazi party manifesto with the aim of creating pure and powerful Germany but led to many atrocities. Though many are sceptical about the book that has been regarded as pure ideological poison, the new edition has been laboriously annotated to point out the fallacies perpetuated during the Nazi regime.
I feel that over the last couple of years, the Booktube and Book blogging community has been making a conscious effort to read more diversely which is highly welcomed. Given the current state of the world and the living in the information age, people do not have an excuse to become more knowledgeable about pertinent world issues…