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8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

How much do you read?<p>For most of my adult life I read maybe five books a year — if I was lucky. I’d read a couple on vacation and I’d always have a few slow burners hanging around the bedside table for months.<p>And then last year I surprised myself by reading 50 books. This year I’m on pace for 100. …

Television Poem by Roald Dahl

In that ridiculous machine,<br>That nauseating, foul, unclean,<br>Repulsive television screen!<br>And later,<br>.....<br>Will love you more<p>wow it is such a nice poem and …

20 scary books to terrify you this Halloween

If You’re Too Busy For These 5 Things: Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Chicken Thighs

Star chef Paul Kahan is a big fan of chicken thighs because they have so much flavor and are so inexpensive—the best of both worlds. Here are a …

Slow Cooker Meals

The appeal of a slow cooker is obvious: throw some ingredients into your pot in the morning and come home at night to a hot, ready-to-eat meal. <b><br>How</b> …

My ancestors, the cannibals: Whaling, human sacrifice and the true story of “Moby-Dick”

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>In 1820, a massive sperm whale sank my forebears’ vessel. The rest is history — and great American literature<p>Melissa Cronin<p>December 20, 2015 9:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Narratively.<p>My mother clutches the drumstick in her hand, growling like a dog. A spark of menace in …

25 Books Guaranteed to Make You a Better Writer

Everyone has a story to tell. And pretty much everyone (at least everyone of a certain variety) has dreamed about writing that story down and sharing …

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