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Why This Book Matters:
How to Read a Book breaks down the methods one can use to read a book more efficiently.
The Big Takeaways:
- Learning a certain few tips and tricks for reading can help you absorb more knowledge from books.
- If When we aren’t reading for fun, we must admit that reading is not a passive task.
- To understand a book, we must understand the words in the book.
- If we can’t determine what words or sentences are trying to say to us, we can’t gain anything from reading the book.
- To gain information more efficiently, first look through the text to see if reading it would be beneficial to learn what you need to know.
- Figure out the general gist of a book before you commit to reading it.
- The first step to picking apart a text is figuring out the reason the book exists.
- In analyzation, you must first know what a text is trying to convey.
- Know the writer.
- The author had a purpose for writing the book, and the way they wrote the book was intentional.