Speak About Books and Reading Contemporary life is impossible without books and reading. The influence of literature on people's mind is great. Regular reading enriches your knowledge of the world and helps to form your personality. If a book appeals to you, it arouses lots of feelings and emotions in your heart. If you take
"Books and friends should be few but good," says an English proverb. "Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! It teaches us and opens its heart to us as a brother," wrote Charles Kingsley, an English writer of the 19th century. The book is certainly a friend and a teacher.