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Why do we read less as we get older?

Why do we read less as we get older?

Abbas Dahodwala, Contributing Writer January 20, 2020

There are plenty of benefits to reading for leisure. Some see it as an escape, while others see it as a tool to advance their own learning and understanding. “When you are reading for fun it, you...

Cover of The Water Dancer

Review: Ta-Nehisi Coates’s debut novel ‘The Water Dancer’

Luke Murphy, Contributing Writer October 21, 2019

Few writers have names that hold the weight of Ta-Nehisi Coates in 2019. The 44-year-old Baltimore, Maryland native has amassed a devoted following on the back of three nonfiction books, a handful of essential...

Ante-Animots: Idioms and Tales explores language through transformation of idioms

‘Ante-Animots: Idioms and Tales’ explores language through transformation of idioms

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor October 21, 2019

The cat’s out of the bag: A DePaul professor released a new book on Oct. 18 titled “Ante-Animots: Idioms and Tales,” which takes commonplace idioms and uses language to spin their intended meanings...

J.K. ROWLING
21ST CENTURY:

Harry Potter series (1997-2007)
The Casual Vacancy (2012)
The Cuckoo’s Calling (2013)

Women writers Hall of Fame

Three centuries of a few of the women who have heavily shaped the literary world.
Amanda Krupp, Contributing Writer May 7, 2018

With the upcoming release of the new film “Book Club”, a story about lifelong friends who come together each month to reminisce and chat about their favorite books, the subject of female authors...

Rare books librarian Nora Gabor shows off the five rarest books in DePaul’s collection.

(Jonathan Ballew | The DePaulia)

Buried treasure: Library dusts off rare books

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor February 5, 2018

Some of the rarest books in the world were found on the third floor of the John T. Richardson Library in Lincoln Park. The discovery was made last November by the Special Collections and Archives department,...

Crack open an old book

Crack open an old book

What books should the DePaul community read... or not read.
Ross Greer, Contributing Writer February 5, 2018

With Spring still a few weeks away there is some time to kill before re-emerging from winter hibernation.  What better way to pass the time and avoid the cold than by revisiting a favorite book, cracking...

Books, camera, action: Success of film adaptations of books

Books, camera, action: Success of film adaptations of books

Erin Yarnall April 12, 2015

The film industry has always used books as sources for movie ideas, but the adaptations have not always been successful Movies are works that can expose viewers to things they have never seen and...

With the popularity of e-readers, the future of print is unknown. (Cathy Stanley-Erickson / Creative Commons)

E-readers: Reading for the new millennium

Rachel Dick February 8, 2015

When it comes to modern versus old-fashioned, no matter the medium, the debate tends to follow similar tangents. The ones who see merit in the old ways believe newer changes will bring about detrimental...

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