Book reading sessions, where authors turn storytellers
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Date: 8/17/2012 12:12:22 PM
It’s 2012 and I am not surprised to see people around me reading from a Kindle or an iPad instead of a real book. Reading habits are susceptible to change, be it moving on from one genre to another or accepting new technologies to discover new authors and books. My area of interest, however, is a trend, if I am allowed to call it so, which has deeply steered reading habits of people.
Book reading sessions are a lot like the bed time stories we grew up listening to during childhood. Perhaps the only difference was that those stories were an attempt to put us to sleep while an author’s challenge is to keep his audience engrossed, and of course, awake. The format is as old as 15 years but the popularity has picked up only in the recent times, thanks to proliferating bookstores and literature festivals….Read full article on The Times of India