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Reading behavior is also tied to gender: female respondents report having read male and female authors, with a slight preference for the former. Male respondents mainly report to have read male authors. The men who do read female authors, give higher scores to their novels than female respondents do; female respondents give lower average scores to works by female authors than male respondents. The idea that more female judges would benefit female authors, is thus most likely incorrect. Respondents were also asked to motivate one rating of a novel. Again, there are differences between female and male authors — even when I only isolate the female respondents. The first are judged according to content, the second to structural and formal characteristics.

C.W.Koolen: Reading beyond the female — The relationship between perception of author gender and literary quality.


Could a linguist, could a grammarian, could even a mathematician have seen what she did, have witnessed their appearance together, and heard their history of it, without feeling that circumstances had been at work to make them peculiarly interesting to each other?

Jane Austen: Emma


Oh, who, in the enthusiasm of a daydream, has not wished that he were a wanderer in a world of summer wilderness, with one fair and gentle being hanging lightly on his arm?

Nathaniel Hawthorne: Roger Malvin's Burial

Rüssel in Brüssel.

Zusammenhänge müssen nicht wirklich bestehen, aber ohne sie würde alles zerfallen.

Robert Menasse: Die Hauptstadt

On the Read to Paradise.

But he failed to come up with anything more constructive than the thought that he ought to spend more time lying around like this, reading good books.

David Lagercrantz: The Girl in the Spider's Web


Im Übrigen sind wir der Meinung, dass Datenkraken zerschlagen gehören.

Marc Elsberg: Zero


Wie es in solchen Fällen immer ist, wiederholten die Redner die Gründe, die sie schon vorgebracht hatten, und legten sie mit weniger Ordnung und Maß dar, als das erstemal.

Anatole France: Die Insel der Pinguine

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