A great blog post with a very interesting question! I consider myself pretty well read but there’s definitely always room for improvement. I have a never-ending reading list but I think it could do to include a wider variety of genres and authors of different nationalities. Any suggestions??
I came across the Guardian’s list of the Top 100 greatest novels of all time, and I have to say that I’m impressed. Such a list is something that is immensely difficult to come up with, but The Guardian has chosen a selection of novels (some I’ve heard of, some I haven’t) that stretch in fields and genre’s from Shelley’s Frankenstein, to Calvino’s If On a Winter’s Night A Traveler, and it’s made me recognize that despite my own sense of confidence–my own sense of satisfaction at the fact that regardless of occupation and personal/social obligation, I’ve still been able to tackle roughly a book a week. Sometimes more, sometimes less, but there’s always something on the nightstand/coffee table/toilet (yup).
And yet, the contents of this list are awesomely unfamiliar.
Which brings up an interesting question: What does it mean to be well-read? As an individual that reads…
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