Tag Archives: Edward Fitzgerald

Life Is Delight When June Is Come

Here’s a Robert Bridges poem poem to help you enjoy summer in all of its splendor. And bring along a book of verse while you’re at it.

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So We Should Read Standing Up?

As if we didn’t have enough to worry about already, recent studies have bad news for book readers. Apparently excessive sitting puts us “at increased risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, a variety of cancers and an early death.” Here’s an article on the subject. Book lovers would agree that there are few pleasures in […]

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