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When It Comes to Reading, Is Pleasure Suspect? - New York Times

When It Comes to Reading, Is Pleasure Suspect? - New York Times | ESL Writing | Scoop.it
Anna Holmes and Benjamin Moser debate whether pleasure in reading is trivial or vital.
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One person's junk is another person's treasure.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The World's Most Translated Books

INFOGRAPHIC: The World's Most Translated Books | ESL Writing | Scoop.it
There are a lot of books in the world, but not all of them catch on with readers and even fewer get translated around the world. This infographic from 7Brands Inc. takes a look at 50 of the most tr...
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99% of all books are junk....but perhaps you can find some treasure on this list!

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Advice from Stephen King - YouTube

Stephen King's advice to beginning writers. Yale 4/21/03
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"If you don't have time to read, you can't be a writer."

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Grammatical habits in written English reveal linguistic features of ...

Grammatical habits in written English reveal linguistic features of ... | ESL Writing | Scoop.it
With help from Katz and from Roi Reichart, an engineering professor at the Technion who was a postdoc at MIT, Berzak built a system that combed through more than 1,000 English-language essays written by native speakers of 14 different languages.
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The Belle of Amherst - YouTube

Tour de Force Performance by Julie Harris of Emily Dickinson. Original performance from 1976. This is much better than some others I have seen floating aroun...
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Emily Dickinson comes to life!

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