Read the 125 Books that the New York Public Library Recommends for Adults

Can you read 125 books in a year?  Mmm. This depends on a lot of things.  However, the trick is not the number – it’s the actual reading of the books!  …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn ‘Well-Read’ Status

For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted title of “being well-read,” it’s more about breadth than depth. (As for feeling well-read, read the postscript.) To “feel” well-read in literature, it’s …

Build Your Own Personal Learning Plan for Isolation Activities

Make time for learning every day and now’s the time to do it – no matter how short it is.  Focus on something you would have loved to have learned which …

Read Brain Pickings

Every week for more than 13 years, Maria Popova has been pouring tremendous time, thought, love, and resources into Brain Pickings. Brain Pickings has a free Sunday digest of the week’s …

Participate and Create Your Own Online Book Club

GoodReads is an excellent book community site.  Open up an account and set up a profile.  You’ll be able to search for books, add them to collections and reading lists, create …

Become an O365 Expert

Are you aware that Microsoft has amazing resources that are all free to help support your learning on how to get the best out of Office365.  Resources, Learning Pathways, Quick Reference …

Reading for the plague: a syllabus

As a futurist I spend most of my time looking ahead to understand what might happen next.  Sometimes this means drawing on my background as a literature and book person, hunting …

Join the Silent Book Club

Kids driving you mad? Well, while they’re asleep, why not join the Silent Book Club.  It’s an online silent book club specifically created now that COVID19 has reared its ugly head. …

The Greatest Nonfiction Books

This list is generated from 128 “best of” book lists from a variety of great sources. An algorithm is used to create a master list based on how many lists a …

Reading ‘can help reduce stress’

Reading is the best way to relax and even six minutes can be enough to reduce the stress levels by more than two thirds, according to new research. “Psychologists believe this …