What is Reading? How can we do it better? How can we help promote literacy? A recent study showed that half of US adults can't read at an 8th grade level. I know that on a book podcast, my guest today is going to be preaching to the choir, but I think you will find it a fascinating and helpful interview!
After making some book recommendations, we talk about the literacy crisis and what he is trying to do to help it. Matt walks me through the process that he calls “zincing”, we discuss what reading is, and then he gives some helpful reading hints even for a voracious reader like myself on how to tackle those tough Victorian classics!
Matt Bardin: https://www.zinclearninglabs.com/
Travels with Herodotus by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Shah of Shahs by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Also a Poet by Ada Calhoun
Monsters: a Fans Dilemma by Claire Dederer
The Pleasures of Reading by Alan Jacobs
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01:00 What are you reading?
12:00 What is Reading, what is Zincing? Hints for victorian novels
25:39 How can we promote literacy
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