My name is Jakub Pavlovsky, I’m a 22-year-old Slovak who’s been living in Prague, Czech Republic for more than fourteen years. I study journalism and besides writing, my biggest passion is reading, especially books.

A year ago, I realized that I had a lot of books at home, but I’m not reading them all. I was always reading but not that much. And I also became conscious of the same problem concerning my friends and acquaintances. We all were reading less and less and prefer modern technologies to traditional values which books are.

Therefore, I created a project called “BOOK’S CALLING”. The main idea of it was to show people they can read literally anywhere and anytime so they wouldn’t have any excuses to not read books. However, it supposed to help me as well. And it helped. Nowadays, I do read more than I used to – and I don’t leave our house until I have a book in my hands or in my bag.

You can also read my Part 1 and Part 2.

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“There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing” – Isaac D’Israeli

“Some of these things are true and some of them lies. But they are all good stories” – Hilary Mantel

“A room without books is like a body without a soul” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Picking five favourite books is like picking the five body parts you’d most like not to lose” – Neil Gaiman

“A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion” – Chinese Proverb

“Not every author manages to have his books sold at second-hand bookshops” – J. Sobotka

“A classic is a writer whom we can praise without reading his books” – G. K. Chesterton

“Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled. This could change your life” – Helen Exley

“Never put off till tomorrow the book you can read today” – Holbrook Jackson

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader” – Margaret Fuller

Read. You will find gold.