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Google Books (http://books.google.com)

Been trawling through the above site as part of my research. It is a very worthy initiative by the Google gang, and I cannot thank them enough. Research is very key to any writing endeavour. Your thoughts alone may not suffice in a full length book. To add value and perspective, one needs to quote and bring in perspectives from other writers.

This adds a lot of value for your book and also makes it a reference point to other written works. I was particularly impressed by the classics, since these tomes contain invaluable wisdom that has consistently stood the test of time. It is still relevant today as it was in those ages. Am currently reading Thinking and Deciding (Third Edition) by Jonathan Baron. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter is next.

This got me thinking about the more reason we need high-speed Internet access for all, since the we can travel to many places in the world and experience a richer life. I am still waiting patiently for the day I shall do high-speed surfing from my balcony, barefoot (which has a nice view of a forested area in my new neighbourhood).