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eleconomistaamerica.com publicó una pequeña lista que contiene los 10 libros que debes leer antes de morir, según algunos intelectuales latinoamericanos.
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Dejamos 100 cuentos de Julio Cortázar y Jorge Luis Borges, escritos que se han convertido en clásicos del relato corto.
Here are my top ten words, compiled from online collections, to describe love, desire and relationships that have no real English translation, but that capture subtle realities that even we English speakers have felt once or twice. As I came across t...
Who says there's no time to read?
As Books Editors, we set aside more designated reading time than most people do. Still, even we are daunted by copies of The Goldfinch looming on our desks.
Every day for a week, I would go over there and snoop around their house. I found my friend's diary, and proceeded to read the entire thing. I used this information to get her to like me, and she i...
Versión interactiva de la primera edición de El Quijote conservada en la Biblioteca Nacional. Contiene la primera y segunda partes completas, grabados, música de la época, reportajes interactivos y mucho más.
A Nerd's Guide to Reading
I recently ran into a couple of reading lists (I'll share them at the end) and realized that I LOVE reading book recommendations. I can't get enough of them.
Books are magical inventions. By carrying meaning, they gives us glimpses of experience and knowledge from a different world. They give access to the accumulated records of other people's experience. Phonetic language, being cut-off from time and pla...
Los 100 mejores libros de la historia Con estas cosas pasa un asunto curioso y es que, cuando uno lee libros que se supone que son clásicos y tal, muchas . Los 100 mejores libros de la literatura universal
ISBN: 9780141192369Available in Paperback
We've all seen some awesome inventions or simple products that are pretty neat and border on super-awesomeness. In internet speak, these products may compel you to say "Shut Up and Take my Money!" And there's a meme for that: The "Shut Up and Take my...
Let's face it: Sometimes you really need to get away.
…to be taken with a pinch of salt. As with most lists of this kind, this attempt at a definitive list of the 100 greatest novels of all time still effectively constitutes someone's opin...
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"Oh dear, just a moment!"
As the years pass, language evolves. Since the days of Chaucer and Shakespeare, we can all agree English has become less flowery. Some fantastic vocabulary just dropped out of everyday conversation...
Stuart McMillen's webcomic adapts (and updates_ Postman's famous book-length essay, Amusing Ourselves to Death, which argues that Aldous Huxley's vision of the future in Brave New Wor...
[Editor's note: While your Flavorwire editors take a much-needed holiday break, we're revisiting some of our most popular features of the year. This post was originally published May 18, 2011.] Jez...
Another gem from Carl Sagan (read my on why I love him so much). My initial idea was to set the story in the very near future in a classroom. A teacher would tell the class it was reading time and the students would all take out their iPad 6.0 and o...
One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
1. Call me Ishmael. —Herman Melville, (1851)
"Date a girl who reads. Date a girl who spends her money on books instead of clothes. She has problems with closet space because she has too many books. Date a girl who has a list of books she..."
Thank you, graffiti artists, for making our streets a little bit smarter. How many of these literary references do you recognize?
Lists banning books have always been popular, so it is only appropriate that I include a list of them here. This is a list of the top 15 banned books which have great literary value. I recommend that you obtain a copy of any you haven't read as the...
A few years ago, Russian photographer Jana Romanova's social life took a turn. All of a sudden, it seemed, all of her friends had become pregnant.
In honor of that ghoulish and seasonally appropriate fact, here are 10 haunted house novels that will scare you more than the chained-up shed at the edge of your neighbor's property or that condemned mansion behind your elementary school.
Trolls are the worst but funny trolls are shake-your-head enjoyable. You can't help but appreciate their mastery of that craft. Textastrophe is the perfect example of that. He texts people who leave their numbers in public and weaves an epic conversa...
I am in love - and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already, you are wasting your life.
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"Are you in pain?" Yes.
Fallen Princesses, a project by Canadian photographer Dina Goldstein, shows Snow White, Jasmine, Pocahontas and other iconic characters having succumbed to tragic fates.