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Political favourites: the books politicians claim to have read

 Political favourites: the books politicians claim to have read Katy Guest While France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron, can apparently quote Molière from memory, and Justin Trudeau has read “just about everything” by Stephen King, Theresa May claimed on Wednesday, during a visit to a school, that she has read all of the Harry Potter books.

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2 science-backed ways reading fiction makes you smarter

2 science-backed ways reading fiction makes you smarter   Bill Gates often includes a novel in his semi-annual book recommendations, noting the captivating characters or beautiful prose. Elon Musk says reading novels like “Lord of the Flies” and the science fiction book “Foundation” helped shape his worldview. Mark Cuban credits “The Fountainhead” with his strong

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Cheap books, high price: why Amazon.com’s ‘one-click’ sales can cost authors dear

Danuta Kean It is a hard sell: the idea that cheaper books might be a bad thing. But an adjustment to how Amazon sells books on its site is being attacked by authors’ groups, which claim secondhand copies of new books sold at rock-bottom prices are selling in such high quantities from the retailer that

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5 Millionaire Traits That Will Help You Get to the Top

5 Millionaire Traits That Will Help You Get to the Top   TIMOTHY SYKES Long gone are the days when wealthy and successful individuals held traditional, high-paying, 9-5 jobs. Now, today’s wealthiest people are the self-employed, ambitious, savvy business entrepreneurs willing to take risks. While millionaires may vary greatly when it comes to their backgrounds and their

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Read Pakistan Library APS Upper Topa

Read Pakistan Library APS Upper Topa:   A Journey Towards Success; Read Pakistan in its spirit to promote the habit of reading across Pakistan  successfully announces the establishment of another library for the APS Upper Topa campus. We have joined hands together with the APSACS as part of the mega project initiated by Read Pakistan

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A novel oasis why Argentina is the bookshop capital of the world

A novel oasis: why Argentina is the bookshop capital of the world Buenos Aires alone has more bookstores per person than any other city in the world – just enough for inquisitive Argentinians to indulge their literary cravings The 10 best independent bookshops in the world – readers recommend El Ateneo Grand Splendid mega bookstore

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