We all know that reading something is better than reading nothing at all. At times, you might feel why reading a newspaper, a general knowledge book, comic book or a fictional novel make any difference at all to our lives. Reading a book of interest, comic or anything improves literacy and drives the success in literacy. Whereas there are many people who think that writing well and learning how to write well develops literacy.
As we all used to study since our class I and at the end of the year, we used to get our report card that used to represent that we have read tiny 6-paged books. But, amazingly we managed to read those books ever and ever again and never used to get bored. By reading itself, we continued reading another books after again and again. There was no strain on our thinking and studying routine and the journey of reading had no end in our sights. Obviously writing has impact of our personality but reading truly makes us literate.
Reading also improves mental aptitude and actually one can become better reader and mentally strong. Well we all know that romance and day to day stories have nothing to do with rocket science and history. It seems as if reading all this in school have nothing to do with your routine life. Nobody will come and ask you in which year was battle of Panipat fought? But scientists concluded that only a small percentage of our brains are used by us and if we fail to use our brain, we will lose that area too. Even the thought of staring at words and turning them into thoughts and ideas makes your brain work.
Reading also emphasizes on learning about various cultures across the world. Even the government institutions promote reading non-fiction topics these days. This is how they come to admire the diverse characters and along the way, they learn words from varied cultures of the world as well as languages and words in their own language. Being exposed to varied lifestyles, readers get to know more about human dynamics. Consequently all of us somewhere feel that reading is more fun; actually reading is cool.
Now you must be wondering how and where you can find the interesting and qualitative set of books. Well there are so many online and retail book stores that allow you to read and discus about latest and excellent works. One of the leading names in the race is India Today Book Club. ITBC is well known amongst Indian crowd and offers numerous freebees.