How We Read: Passion for Knowledge Disciplined by Subtle Turns of Strategies and Tactics
Flagship Books, 2006 - 168 pages
This book is a practical guide for high-end reading skills. It addresses all critical components of reading skills such as highlighting, notes, reviews, vocabulary study, book choices, the sensible order we can use to approach any types of reading, speed-reading etc. It also provides insights on the time management tactics and the use of mental exercises and experience for learning purposes. Also included is a fine collection of pithy wisdom about reading from different authors ancient and modern with comments.
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advancement Albert Einstein Alphabetic analysis art of memory art of reading basic become better big books bother chapter commonplace book curiosities dictionaries difficult digit number direct experience discussed easy efficient especially example fact feel Flashcards gambit give habit hard Henry David Thoreau Henry Ward Beecher hermaphrodite highlighting Howard Dean ideas important intellectual interests Internet judgment knowledge learning lists logic look Major system margins master mean memory mental exercise mind necessary never notebook observation oftentimes paper peg system peg words plasmodium points practice principles problem pronunciation questions quick review Ralph Waldo Emerson reading material reading skills reason reference books remember rules Samuel Johnson scan sense sentence situations skillful reader sometimes specific speed-reading table of contents take notes talk Tangentially tasks textbook things Thomas Carlyle thoughts topic understanding write zerox