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How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading

By: Adler, Mortimer J./Van Doren

Price: $6.50

Publisher: TOUCHSTONE PRESS:

Seller ID: 9780671212094

ISBN: 0671212095

Condition: USED


"How to Read a Book, " originally published in 1940, has become a rare phenomenon, a "living" classic. It is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader. And now it has been completely rewritten and updated. You are told about the various levels of reading and how to achieve them -- from elementary reading, through systematic skimming and inspectional reading, to speed reading, you learn how to pigeonhole a book, X-ray it, extract the author's message, criticize. You are taught the different reading techniques for reading practical books, imaginative... View more info