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    Do you ever reread your books?

    Yes, I do. Whenever it is adapted to a movie. I'd like to revisit re-read bits
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    dystopian book series suggestions

    When it comes to dystopian novels, 1984, The Handmaid's Tale, and the Brave New World are classics that cannot be omitted. The Parable of the Sower by Olivia Butler is something I read recently. Must tell, excellent read. Dystopian novel laced with Afrofuturism, a hope for a better world.
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    Recently Purchased/Borrowed

    Flowers for Algernon - Daniel Keyes A Wild Sheep Chase - Haruki Murakami The Help - Kathryn Stockett
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    What are some Best female authors in contemporary literature ?

    There would be very many, but I can only talk about the ones familiar to me. Madeline Miller, Arundathi Roy, and Nnedi Okorafor should definitely belong to that list.
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    Last seen...

    I watched a Lebanese movie - The Insult. I absolutely loved it. What starts as a drain pipe conflict between a Palestine Muslim and a Lebanese Christian takes course to a brilliant courtroom drama on freedom of speech, immigration, and community conflict.
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    What are you listening to Right now?

    Pharell's William - Happy
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    Perfect movie length?

    Well, the duration of 90-120 mins is ideal for me. I have a vast collection of downloaded movies, and I usually prefer the shorter durations due to time constraints. But that does not mean longer movies are boring or the content needs to be cut to the 'ideal duration'. As long as a film can...
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    James Joyce

    I really enjoyed reading The Dubliners
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    Who is your favourite author, and why?

    I truly and absolutely enjoy reading Zadie Smith. I find her painting visual imagination for me like noone is quite able to
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    e-Books Vs normal books..

    i also have an amazing kindle that i treasure
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    e-Books Vs normal books..

    I prefer hard copy books always. The e-reading experience especially for fiction, I find quite hollow. But i have, since the pandemic began raging, become an acquaintance of textbooks in an online format. I have been making modules for many high school textbooks online after reading available...
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    How to help with teaching concepts that carry attachment of 'difficult'

    I have been teaching calculus to some of my students since the sheltering at home began and i was extremely surprised but also not surprised by how many students just get scared of the subject even without giving it a chance. Normally, i would have just skipped over such conversations but with...
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    Current Non-Fiction reads

    Thank you so much. Yes, i have been studying the need for supplements to vegan diet also, hope your friends are healthier now!
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    Let It Go! (From Frozen Soundtrack)

    Love it! I play it for my daughter all the time!
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    Archie Comics

    Forever a huge fan!
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    How to avoid the breakup!

    Hey, really good book. Read the google books bits. Will purchase one for myself soon
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    Popular children's today?

    Baby Shark book definitely.
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    Current Non-Fiction reads

    Two non fiction reads on my reading pile right now. For work, i am reading this basic textbook on nutritions Nutritions: Concepts and Controversies because i am writing an application for a research grant to prove that vegans, while being possibly deficient in some nutritions, are not killing...