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The lost art of reading

David L. Ulin

The lost art of reading

why books matter in a distracted time

by David L. Ulin

  • 306 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Sasquatch Books, Distributed by PGW/Perseus in Seattle, Wash, [Berkeley, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books and reading,
  • Philosophy,
  • Literature,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Information society

  • About the Edition

    Blending commentary with memoir, Ulin addresses the importance of the simple act of reading in an increasingly digital culture, emphasizing the importance of reflection and pause allowed by stopping to read a book, and the focus required to let the mind run free in a world that is not one"s own.

    Edition Notes

    Based on an essay that appeared in the Los Angeles Times on August 9, 2009.

    StatementDavid L. Ulin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1003 .U45 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 151 p. ;
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25016299M
    ISBN 101570616701
    ISBN 109781570616709
    LC Control Number2010032939
    OCLC/WorldCa607977155

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In The Lost Art of Reading, David L. Ulin asks a number of timely questions - why is literature important. What does it offer, especially now. Blending commentary with memoir, Ulin addresses the importance of the simple act of reading in an increasingly digital culture.

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The author, Ulin, is the former book editor for the LA Times, so he knows a little something about books/5. The relentless cacophony that is life in the 21st century can make settling in with a book difficult even for lifelong readers and those who are paid to do it.

The lost art of reading. We are losing the art of reading This article is more than 5 The fact is that when reading a book there is no substitute for reading a book.

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Alliance of Civilizations, once again demonstrates her encyclopedic knowledge of the world’sshe argues that modernity—and its tendency toward. Ulin is a critic for The Los Angeles Times and formerly the newspaper’s book editor, and “The Lost Art of Reading” began life last year as a.

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Follow Lost Art of Reading Blog on Home. Books of every size, shape, colour and genre are welcome but no e-Books I love doing book reviews and talking about them there are so many different perspectives when it comes to reading. I’ll try and do some book type discussions too, probably what ever is annoying me at that time.

The lost art of editing The long, boozy lunches and smoke-filled parties are now part of publishing's past, but has rigorous line-by-line editing of books been lost too, a. The Lost Art of Reading expands upon an essay Ulin published last year, and though pocket-size and only pages, the book attempts to weave together several narrative threads.

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