Nearly 2 in 5 of American college graduates regret their majors – The Washington Post

| Nearly 2 in 5 of American college graduates regret their majors - The Washington Post

Sign inNearly 2 in 5 American college graduates have major regrets.That is, they regret their major.The regretters include a healthy population of liberal arts majors, who may be responding to pervasive social cues. When he delivered his 2011 State of the Union address in the shadow of the Great Recession, former president Barack Obama plugged … Read more

10 best new books of August 2022, according to Amazon editors – Business Insider

| 10 best new books of August 2022, according to Amazon editors - Business Insider

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.If you’re looking for a book to tear through in the last sweltering month of summer, Amazon’s editors just issued their August shortlist.The best new books of the month include a laugh-out-loud debut, a spy novel that’s “pure candy,” a new book … Read more

Rags-to-Riches Stories Are Actually Kind of Disturbing – The New York Times

| Rags-to-Riches Stories Are Actually Kind of Disturbing - The New York Times

The Money IssueFrom Horatio Alger and E.L. James to T. Boone Pickens and Charles Koch, books by and about the ultrawealthy reveal some of our darkest American fantasies.Credit…Photo illustration by Ben DenzerSupported bySend any friend a storyAs a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.By Lydia … Read more

The First Fully Illustrated Selection of Pablo Neruda’s Question Poems – The New York Times

| The First Fully Illustrated Selection of Pablo Neruda’s Question Poems - The New York Times

AdvertisementSupported byPicture BooksSend any friend a storyAs a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.When you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we earn an affiliate commission.By Joyce MaynardBOOK OF QUESTIONSBy Pablo NerudaIllustrated by Paloma ValdiviaTranslated by Sara Lissa PaulsonThere’s a reason children ask … Read more

What an English degree did for me, by Tulip Siddiq, Sarah Waters and more – The Guardian

| What an English degree did for me, by Tulip Siddiq, Sarah Waters and more - The Guardian

As UK universities close their English literature courses and Rishi Sunak wages war on degrees that ‘don’t increase earning potential’, we celebrate 40 influential graduates and talk to some of them about what English lit meant to them. Introduction by Jeffrey BoakyeI love words. I’ve always loved reading. I’m fascinated by narrative and the shape … Read more

Large and giant print – RNIB

| Large and giant print - RNIB

A guide to large and giant print options for people who are blind or partially sighted. If you have some vision but you struggle to read regular print, large or giant print may be for you.The size of a font is described in point size. Large print is generally 16 to 18 point size. Giant … Read more