The next POTUS may not have such an extensive list as this: http://ew.com/books/2017/01/18/barack-obama-book-recommendations/
THREE WEEKS AFTER AN EXPLOSIVE INVESTIGATIVE REPORT WAS PUBLISHED BY THE ABORIGINAL PEOPLES TELEVISION NETWORK, AUTHOR JOSEPH BOYDEN HAS BROKEN HIS SILENCE.
In a written statement, Boyden, who has at various points claimed Metis, Anishinaabe, Nipmuc and Mi’kmaq heritage, admits he has stolen the spotlight on Indigenous issues as he is “a white kid from Willowdale with native roots.”
What does authenticity mean when it comes to fiction? The next time you’re looking for a page-turner, consider one of Canada’s authentic Indigenous authors who prove a strong sense of identity can go a long way.
The best books of 2016 list you get when you combine 36 “Best Books of 2016” lists – https://qz.com/869960/the-best-books-of-2016-list-you-get-when-you-combine-36-best-books-of-2016-lists/
What happens when you ask over 50,000 of the smartest people on the planet what books they would recommend someone read to Improve their knowledge?
Interesting to see what is commonly read by students around the world – http://ideas.ted.com/required-reading-the-books-that-students-read-in-28-countries-around-the-world/
We may take for granted that many have read what we commonly read, but there is much diversity.
The author of this brief article (http://www.chronicle.com/article/Its-Not-Too-Late-to-Save-the/238106) finds much value in saving the stacks. Many opportunities are lost in library as place, as we remove the physical books from the library and become more virtual.
A growing share of Americans are reading e-books on tablets and smartphones rather than dedicated e-readers, but print books remain much more popular than books in digital formats: