Last month marked the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Like many others who grew up with the Harry Potter series, the fact that it has been twenty years since Harry was first introduced to the world has made me feel both very old and very emotional. If you’re like me, you’ve spent the years since the series ended alternating between rereading the series and trying to find new books to read that will bring back that sense of wonder and excitement that Harry Potter inspired.
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On The Daily Show, host Trevor Noah mentions his South African upbringing often, but in his new memoir Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, he goes much deeper into the complexities of South African history and culture, as well as his own past. Continue reading
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Happy New Year! I love the feeling of a fresh start that comes with the beginning of a new year. No matter what happened in the last year and what we accomplished (or didn’t), it’s a great time to reflect on how we can be better and set our intentions and goals for the next year.
Here are some tips for incorporating more reading into your life this year: Continue reading