David Elkins

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Librarian praised for buying customer book

A librarian in Northampton has been praised after using his own money to buy a book for a customer who had waited two months for it to arrive. The …

What Is A Commonplace Book & Why You Need One

I<p>often tell people they should always carry a notebook on them to jot down notes and ideas whenever they strike. Even though I’d like to take credit …

How To Read Non-Fiction Books In Record Time

Advertisement<p>If you’re like the rest of us, your ‘to read’ list outstrips what you can ever hope to go through.<p>Fortunately, there is a method (other …

How to Read Faster: Bill Cosby’s Three Proven Strategies

<i>“All attempts at gaining literary polish must begin with judicious reading,”</i> H. P. Lovecraft famously advised aspiring writers. Indeed, reading is an essential skill on par with writing, and though non-reading may be an intellectual choice on par with reading, reading itself — just like writing — …