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.
Reading in the age of constant distraction: on danger to literature, privacy and individual consciousness
Memory lapses: why we forget most of the books we read (and the movies and TV shows we watch)
New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik on how to read the good books and how sacred texts can resist and reward modern readers
A brief history of book clubs: even in the 1700s, book clubs were really about drinking and socialising
Is listening to a book the same as reading it? Each is best suited to different purposes, and neither is superior