Author: Maryanne Wolf

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Book on Reading Make Me Grumpy: Reader, Come Home Review

February 7, 2019 Uncategorized 6

Book on Reading Make Me Grumpy: Reader, Come Home ReviewTitle: Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World
Author: Maryanne Wolf
Links: Indiebound |Goodreads
Rating: two-stars

Summary: Bleh. This book didn’t make strong or even clear arguments and the author was particularly imprecise in her descriptions of scientific studies.

While I love books about books, it seems like books on reading generally make me grumpy. While I’d like to learn to read better, but the books on the topic have made me realize that I’m attached to my own approach. Many of the techniques these authors suggest don’t work for me and their tone often strikes me as smug or condescending. This particular book is about the differences between reading electronic and print versions of a text and about the way reading online may be changing our reading habits. Read more »

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