Today is World Book Day. Authors, wave your books in the air! Readers, tell us about your favourite books! I've always loved reading although I admit I have not been quite as voracious the past few years as I have previously. I've also seen a shift in my reading habits - where I used to … Continue reading reading – and writing – books
Back in July I posted some thoughts on Nicholas Carr's book The Shallows. In that post, I talked mainly about reading, but one person asked whether Carr talked about the impact the Internet had on writing. I replied in the comment section but meant to paste into a post - I'm only just doing it … Continue reading changing the writer’s brain?
I’m currently reading The Shallows by Nicholas Carr. Andy ordered it and I promptly nicked it, although to be fair he did inform me of its presence in the house, which is possibly asking for trouble.Because it’s hugely relevant to my research – although my book focuses on memory (and the lack of it) it encompasses … Continue reading what’s the Internet doing to your brain?