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How to read a book efficiently?!?

Dario Stepanos

Joined: May 21, 2006
Posts: 14

This looks like a silly question but I'd like to know how should I read a book? Let me explain my situation: I'm a really slow reader but when I read I try to understand everything and I ask myself a hundred questions that help me understand what the book is not telling me. The pros of it is that I finish the book and I understand every aspect of it. The cons of it is that it takes me forever. So am I doing right or should I faster or any other suggestions?

[ May 21, 2006: Message edited by: Jeremie Blais ]
Mouly Kumaraswamy

Joined: Apr 17, 2006
Posts: 23
I think it is a good approach.
I have a suggestion to increase the reading speed - jot down your questions and find the answers later. You might find that the book itself answers some quetions in later pages.

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