WhyToRead kicks off 2017 with a review of some feminist books from Emma Watson’s (of Harry Potter fame) reading list of 2016. Emma is a noted feminist and interested in women’s rights. Some books may be a bit radical for your taste, some will be
WhyToRead continues to review the most influential spiritual books from the Top 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People of 2016 (Watkins Magazine). Read these books to uplift your spirit, stretch your spiritual comfort zone or simply be aware of major influences in our world today.
Every year the Watkins Magazine publishes a list of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People. These spiritual leaders have written many books. WhyToRead will review their most popular or most recent spiritual books for you over the next few weeks. Spiritual Leaders 1-7 1.
Studying history or reading the history of other people’s, such as Middle East history books, can make us wiser in our public choices and more richly human in our private lives. Why? Because reading history books helps us understand people and societies. Studying history is essential for good
Most people read fiction for entertainment – humor, mysteries, horror – we escape to another world. Non-fiction can also entertain. Non-fiction can be “how to” or text books and documentaries, but also includes memoirs, biographies, science, self-help, business and art. Non-fiction is basically anything based
Many of us are a bit conservative in our reading – preferring to stick with one genre, or author that we know and trust. Yet there are many reasons why reading widely is important, other than pleasing the teacher. Reading widely will expose you many
Not all of us excelled in English at High School. Some of us didn’t even read the novels required. To help this, reading time in English classes is becoming more popular as teachers try to develop well rounded, educated students with a love of reading.
Which books have moved and shaped the human race the most? What are the books that have had such an impact, that without them the world would be a completely different place? This is very profound. The books on this list have shaped the world