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
Alan Alexander Milne, an English Writer The English writer A.A. Milne is best known for his children's stories about the adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh. Alan Alexander Milne was born in London in 1882. At the age of 11 he won a scholarship to the Westminster School. Then he went to Cambridge University and became an editor
THE CANTERBURY TALES It was a long time ago in the 14th century. One fine April evening some people met at an inn in London. These people wanted to go to the town of Canterbury. It was a long journey. To make it shorter and more interesting they thought of telling stories on their way.
Jane Austen is most famous for the books Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice. Jane Austen (1775–1817) is one of the most recognised names in English literature. Her six major novels – Pride and Prejudice; Sense and Sensibility; Persuasion; Mansfield Park; Northanger Abbey and Emma – are considered classics today, renowned for their portrayal of English middle-class life in the early 19th
Geoffrey Chaucer, the True Founder of English Literature Geoffrey Chaucer (1340 - 1400) was the greatest English writer of the 14th century. He was born in London, in the family of a wine merchant. His father had connections with the court and hoped for a courtier's career for his son, and at 17 Geoffrey became
Do computers mean that there will be no books in future? The death of the book has been predicted for centuries. There were those who thought that the invention of printing heralded the end of civilization. Cinema, radio and television have all been presented as the murderers of the book, our most treasured cultural icon.
Agatha Christie (1890 - 1976) Agatha Christie is known all over the world as the Queen of Crime or, as she preferred, the Duchess of Death. She wrote 78 crime novels, 19 plays and 6 romantic novels under the name of Mary Westmacott. Her books have been translated into many languages. She is the third
"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.
A library is a place for you to read, to know and to grow. The library is the temple of learning and learning has liberated more people than all wars in history. Carl T. Rowan Knowledge is free at the library. Just bring your own container. If you want an education go to the library.
"Thank You, Ma'am" is a American short story written by Langston Hughes. It's one of those important short stories that carries great social value and has the ability to teach and instruct readers.This story helps us to see that we are all the same and that no matter how difficult any one personal situation may be,