As subtle as a flying brick.

How to Read A “Book”

How to Read a Book attempts to inculcate skills that are useful for reading anything. These skills, however, are more than merely useful–they are necessary–for the reading of great books, those that are of enduring interest and importance. Although one can read books, magazines, and newspapers of transient interest without these skills, the possession of them enables the reader to read even the transient with greater speed, precision, and discrimination.

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