@eranmendel "Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past." The masterwork 1984 was published in July 1949, almost 7 decades ago. George Orwell was already a literary star; however, nobody envisaged the lastingness his work is going to have over time. Like a lot of people, I read this … Continue reading 1984 in 2020: A Must Read
Courtesy: Thomke Meyer Haruki Murakami: the Japanese author who has become the darling of the discontented millennials in the English-speaking world, thanks to Instagram quote pages. Murakami masters the surrealist genre. With his writing, that spans over decades, mostly celebrates the lonely protagonists, mysteriously silent women who dress in a navy blue cardigan, as well … Continue reading Decoding the Murakami Formula- 1Q84
Courtesy: @tanyashatseva Nobel Prize winner, J. K. Rowling was famously absent from social media while she was writing Harry Potter novels. In 2009, her staff opened a Twitter account and for one and a half year her only tweet read- “This is really me, but you won’t be hearing from me often I am afraid, … Continue reading How to Pursue Deep Work?
Courtesy: @kaitlyn_ria Open a bookRead the wordsClose the bookMove to a next book We all know how to read. We all are taught how to read a language when we were in primary school. Though just reading and reading well are two different things. In this case, how do we do the latter one? There … Continue reading How to Read a Book Like a Pro
Courtesy: @thesayanishere I remember a friend of mine telling me how he manages to read 5 books per weekend. That kept me wondering how is that possible. I tried speed reading but failed. I tried book skimming but failed. After self-loathing and quick failing for a couple of weekends, I did a quick Google search. … Continue reading Reading is not a Part of a to-do List