The Weekly Stripe - 01.03.19

This week's five reads are all about reading - how we have read texts throughout history and how reading is changing in the digital age.

The Weekly Stripe - 01.03.19

Reading in the age of constant distraction: on danger to literature, privacy and individual consciousness

The Weekly Stripe - 01.03.19

Memory lapses: why we forget most of the books we read (and the movies and TV shows we watch)

The Weekly Stripe - 01.03.19

New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik on how to read the good books and how sacred texts can resist and reward modern readers

The Weekly Stripe - 01.03.19

A brief history of book clubs: even in the 1700s, book clubs were really about drinking and socialising

The Weekly Stripe - 01.03.19

Is listening to a book the same as reading it? Each is best suited to different purposes, and neither is superior