How Reading Improves Your Health


The link below is to an article that takes a look at how reading books improves your health.

For more visit:
https://www.readitforward.com/authors/health-benefits-of-reading-books/

Australia: Chris Browne and His Library


The link below is to an article about an Australian, Chris Browne, and his library of 12 000 books. This is a library of traditional books and he has me there. I have something like 2000. But if you were to add digital books I think I could give Chris a run for his money. In the comments below share with us (if you are willing of course) what your library is like.

For more visit:
https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/a-library-of-one-s-own-meet-the-man-who-owns-12-000-books-20190613-p51xhe.html

2019 Carnegie Medal Winner


The link below is to an article that reports on the winner of the 2019 Carnegie Medal, Elizabeth Acevedo for ‘The Poet X.’

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/jun/18/carnegie-medal-first-writer-of-colour-elizabeth-acevedo-the-poet-x