April has just flown by but summer will soon be upon us and lazy days reading sound just perfect! Despite a busy month we did manage to read a few books between us, and so without further ado here are the books we loved over the last month. Read More
Speed Reading, as the name suggests, is a technique used to improve our pace of reading. You look at a word or several words. This is known as fixation. You move your eye to the next word. This is called a saccade. Then, you pause to comprehend the entire sentence you just looked at. Adding all these fixations, saccades and comprehension pauses together, the average human reading speed would amount to about 250-350 words per minute. So it would take about a minute or two to read a regular document. Read More
We love hearing about your reads too, and we’ll bring you the Hit of the Lits readers’ chart very soon, but for now here are our admin reads, the books we’ve loved (and hated) from the last month. Read More
On a bungee jump, in the middle of a rave, or even upside down in a swimming pool?
Extreme reading is a very real thing, and maybe it is time for some of us to get in on the action!
Take a look at some of these examples we have found on the world wide web…
Personally I am the one who is there for the wine and gossip more than the discussing of the plot…
Apparently, Brits think of William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and J.K. Rowling when they think of great English writers, but worryingly 20% of people surveyed couldn’t name a writer of literature at all. Read More