How to Read a Book

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AUTHOR
Mortimer J. Adler, Charles Van Doren
DIMENSION
5,95 MB
FILE NAME
How to Read a Book.pdf
ISBN
8849471488148

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With half a million copies in print, How to Read a Book is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader, completely rewritten and updated with new material. A CNN Book of the Week: “Explains not just why we should read books, but how we should read them. It's masterfully done.” –Farheed ZakariaOriginally published in 1940, this book is a rare phenomenon, a living classic that introduces and elucidates the various levels of reading and how to achieve them—from elementary reading, through systematic skimming and inspectional reading, to speed reading. Readers will learn when and how to “judge a book by its cover,” and also how to X-ray it, read critically, and extract the author’s message from the text. Also included is instruction in the different techniques that work best for reading particular genres, such as practical books, imaginative literature, plays, poetry, history, science and mathematics, philosophy and social science works. Finally, the authors offer a recommended reading list and supply reading tests you can use measure your own progress in reading skills, comprehension, and speed.

Then read the book from start to end without taking notes or looking things up, this is your first reading. How to Read a Book is a 1940 book by the philosopher Mortimer J. Adler.

Whispersync remembers the page of the book and links to your account. When you access the app on a different device, the app checks Whispersync, gets the page number of the book in progress, and shows the last page ... Start by setting a reading goal that is easily attainable - such as reading just one book per month or 20 pages a day.

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