What happens when a dream you've held since childhood ... doesn't come true? As Lisa Bu adjusted to a new life in the United States, she turned to books to expand her mind and create a new path for herself. She shares her unique approach to reading in this lovely, personal talk about the magic of books.
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no offence reading doesn't change your mind ... experiences do .... when u read books its always about another persons perspective and experiences ... reading should not be your only companion ... life should be your companion !!
Wow! That was really interesting. I totally agree with you. I've read twice Dale carnegie's notable book, which was about "How to Win Friends and Influence People." still I am so eager to read it again, because that wonderful book, really changed my life. Thanks a lot for your beautiful words.
I sucked at school. Well, I think I chose to. I hated forced attention on subjects that didn’t interest me. I didn’t have the mental fortitude to read the readings or write the essays. They seemed to be robbing me of my life force. I wanted to do what I want and learn how I wanted to. Well. Time caught up with me, I realized I really should have tried harder but that’s not how life works. Living in a world of shouldas. Then, maybe it was maturity, or the sense of urgency, I started a running habit. 5 Kms three or four times a week. This in turn sparked something else in my mind. Positive thoughts, forward thinking and most of all a quiet powerful focus. I forget the book but it doesn’t matter. I finished a whole book, my first in over 10-12 years. What? I enjoyed that. What else do I want to read about. And on it went to present day. I’ve read 100+ books since 2015 and all I can say is thank you running shoes. The future is amazing when you apply yourself and learn to learn on your own. It is the best time to be alive.
I agree her opinion about books . She had been taught differently her whole life education and the people who held authority over her. She began to read book and learn things that shaped her future. She also got to see how two different types of languages relate and differ . Books our keys for own life . And interested me in this me China's world map . It's so cool.
Yes, books saved my life. I sooo like books, but not any kind of. Books that are inspiring, life stories, about life and myself. I am so fired up that I created a website about the books that I read, so I"m making blog posts, short posts and sum of what I read. I try to make it interesting and educational. check it out here for free https://fraudiller.wordpress.com Happy reading and learning! :)
I *LOVEEEE* reading. But not these kind of books. I read alot of YA Fiction and you don't know how many times I've been shamed. They'd call me "fake reader" because I don't like reading classics and stuff and It really discouraged me. I stopped reading YA and proceeded reading classics like Pride and Prejudice. I normally finish a book in a day or two but that book took me a MONTH. I forced myself to like it and read another classic. After reading that I was discouraged again and this time, I stopped reading completely. I forced myself to like this book that it made me hate reading. After *2 YEARS* of reading slump I finally found the courage to start reading again. This time, the books I enjoy.
I also try comparative reading. Like when I read Mein Kampf, I simultaneously read The diary of Anne Frank. Or I read Gandhihatya ani me alongside My experiments with truth, where former was a book accounting Gandhijis murder and the latter was his own autobiography.
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As a child, there was a portrait in our family home in Paris that I always loved. Today, it’s known as Maya with Doll – but to me it was just a portrait of my mother, albeit a remarkable one. “Your grandfather was a painter,” she would say, whenever the subject of the canvas, one of many that hung around the house, came up in discussion. It was only when I began school, and whispers about my heritage started to follow me, that I realised what an understatement that was. My grandfather was far more than a painter. He was the defining figure of 20th-century art – and, as I would learn later from years of academic study, a true genius. It was a revelation that would shape the course of my life in many ways. When Picasso died – in 1973, the year before I was born – he left behind 45,000 works, not to mention personal objects and correspondence.