10 funny books that will make quarantine laugh heartily

Quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic is not a reason to be sad or depressed. In order not to get bored at home, you can, for example, read something interesting. Lifehacker offers 10 books that will cheer you up. Read, smile, and get distracted from disturbing thoughts. "33 best humorous stories", ...

Reading in silence

Silent Book Club is a paradise for introverts. Here you can plunge into reading in silence, not paying attention to others, and if you wish - to meet other people and get book recommendations.

National YoungArts Week 2020 Literary Readings 

Join the event to hear YoungArts Writing 2020 finalists read their works in the genres of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, speaking and scripting as part of National Young Arts Week. Immediately after the literary readings, you can also attend the reception ...

Book Clubs and Libraries: What and How to Read in the USA

The book by former FBI director James Comey found more than half a million buyers in its first week. Interestingly, the book was sold from the first days at a 30% discount, at a cost of $ 30 - this is a significant motivation to buy. In America, they generally like memoirs - ...

Read as president: what books are advised by Trump and Obama

One of them is a famous book fan; the other is a much larger fan of Fox News and cable television late into the night. Yet both President Trump and Barack Obama have one thing in common with regard to literature: their desire to recommend books ...

Reading the new novel Andrukhovich

The Shevchenko Scientific Society invites everyone to read the book of the famous Ukrainian writer Yuri Andrukhovich, which will be conducted by the author himself. Andrukhovich will present his new novel "Lovers of Justice" (2018). Andrukhovich is the author of novels, collections of poems and essays, which have been translated into many ...

Why are American pediatricians advised to read the child out loud from the first days of life

Quite a few recent studies support a direct link between reading success and success in school and even later in the workplace. Therefore, one of the most important aspects of early childhood development is the formation of skills that precede reading and writing. Even before the child ...

Personal experience: what is a library in America

I don’t know how you feel about libraries, but I have strongly disliked them all my adult life. Semi-dark halls smelling of perennial dust, unkind employees with low wages. Even 5 university years could not change my attitude. And then we moved to New York. One day children ...

Dogs help New York students learn English

As you know, a dog is a man's best friend. Four-legged companions today also serve as guides, rescuers, guards and bomb cleaners. Recently, the canine resume has expanded to include another useful skill - child therapy. A dog can be the best companion for a child. AND…

In the subway of New York you can now download books for free.

New York City authorities continue to build Wi-Fi into the metro to provide Internet access to passengers while on the subway. Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo presented the Subway Reads program, in which everyone can read 5 adapted works of classics, in ...

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