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why do you read?

  1. Rich.

    BrainPick Your declared favourites

    Hi everyone, What are your favourite books and why? That's what I want to know. When we signed up to Litopia, we had to share that info. Do you remember? The site wouldn't let us join until we'd offered up that most precious information – what are our favourite books. I must admit, I'm not...
  2. Rich.

    BrainPick Why do you read the books you read?

    What are the books/genres/authors you always return to? What constitutes your literary comfort blanket? And why? For me it's the fantastical, the escapist, the ones that fill me with wonder and delight – Tolkien, Le Guin, a bit of García Márquez, even Tolstoy (he's so sweeping he has the...