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Learning to Live: A User’s Manual

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Learning to Live: A User's Manual By Luc Ferry, book reviewWhen I had Learning to Live in my hands, although I was supposed to offer it to our loyal book reviewers, I couldn’t resist the temptation to read it myself. I had to peek into this book despite the aversion I feel for all kind ‘for dummies’ books, self improvement or fashionable books. Dumbing-down tendencies that surround us make me cringe but I risked by starting reading this ‘manual’.

To be fair to Luc Ferry he is not advertising his book as self improvement manual which will by the end of the last page give you a clear answer to all difficult questions about our existence.


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What do you read when you travel?

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Curious Book Fans and people who like to read what Curious Book Fans write are preparing to travel during summer season. To help them have more fun and enjoy their escape from everyday lives we are starting a series of articles devoted to travel reading. We’ll try to create lists of books related to certain destinations or trips or simply write about books we read while travelling.

Clean BreaksFeel free to contribute your travel reading related thoughts through our Forum or simply by commenting on articles. You can easily start your own discussion thread or join existing ones. While on Forum you will be able to take part in our travel themed book giveaway competition and win fantastic guide book with 500 ideas for Clean Breaks (or one of 3 more book prizes).

We are starting the journey with koshkha’s out of the ordinary Literary Trip to Delhi and I am sure you will feel like you’ve been there by simply reading all the books she recommends. If you really plan to travel to Delhi and read all those books from her list you’d better buy an eBook reader to avoid overweight luggage charges. Bon voyage with Curious Book Fans!


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Creative goes live!

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What would be the better way of getting to know the authors of book reviews on Curious Book Fans site but to ask them to write an article about their favourite books.

That’s just an opening of our Creative section but watch this space for various articles related to books we love and some real creative writing…

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