922 - Sleepy Adventures in Reading

11.05.2020 - By Sleep With Me

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A meandering look at a textbook from my youth. Because the textbook is seriously dated here’s a couple of looks at expanding the readings, if you have more articles or ideas please share them with me!

https://www.gse.harvard.edu/news/ed/19/08/hooked-classics

https://www.gse.harvard.edu/news/ed/19/08/reloading-canon

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