Why Read?

Why read when there are so many other forms of entertainment available?

 

How to Read and Why Harold Bloom - Café Literario Harold Bloom, renowned literary critic writes that reading should not be abandoned because it is a “difficult pleasure” but it should be adopted as a way of becoming more human.

 

Read Bloom’s introduction to this book, How to Read and Why in PDF here:

Why Read by Harold Bloom.

 

This year we hope to read many challenging pieces of literature together to better know ourselves and to better know the human condition. Reading can indeed be a difficult pleasure, but solitary reading becomes a pleasure when you can share your reactions and sentiments with others over coffee or tea.

 

I’m looking forward to seeing everyone again soon!

Happy New Year!

Jonathan