This is an excerpt of a 27 March 2016 (updated 8 May 2016) publication on straitstimes.com written by Deputy Editor Sumiko Tan.
Read A Good Book Lately?
by Deputy Editor Sumiko Tan
I kicked off 2016 with an ambitious resolution. I will read 50 works of fiction this year, I announced to H.
I was inspired by a story in The Straits Times Life section about how a Singaporean had read 40 books in 2015.
Nicole Kang, a teacher, had made reading more books her 2015 resolution. To achieve this, she diligently read for 15 minutes every night before going to bed and she also read while travelling on the MRT.
If she can do it, so can I, I thought.
Fifty books means one book a week. Surely I can find the time to do that? ...continue reading »