How To Read A Book
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📒How To Read A Book ✍ Mortimer J. Adler
✏How to Read a Book Book Summary : With half a million copies in print, How to Read a Book is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader, completely rewritten and updated with new material. A CNN Book of the Week: “Explains not just why we should read books, but how we should read them. It's masterfully done.” –Farheed Zakaria Originally published in 1940, this book is a rare phenomenon, a living classic that introduces and elucidates the various levels of reading and how to achieve them—from elementary reading, through systematic skimming and inspectional reading, to speed reading. Readers will learn when and how to “judge a book by its cover,” and also how to X-ray it, read critically, and extract the author’s message from the text. Also included is instruction in the different techniques that work best for reading particular genres, such as practical books, imaginative literature, plays, poetry, history, science and mathematics, philosophy and social science works. Finally, the authors offer a recommended reading list and supply reading tests you can use measure your own progress in reading skills, comprehension, and speed.
📒How To Read A Book ✍ Mortimer J. Adler
✏How to Read a Book Book Summary : Analyzes the art of reading and suggests ways to approach literary works, offering techniques for reading in specific literary genres ranging from fiction, poetry, and plays to scientific and philosophical works.
📒How To Read A Book ✍ Kwame Alexander
✏How to Read a Book Book Summary : A stunning new picture book from Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet! This New York Times bestselling duo has teamed up for the first time to bring you How to Read a Book, a poetic and beautiful journey about the experience of reading. Find a tree—a black tupelo or dawn redwood will do—and plant yourself. (It’s okay if you prefer a stoop, like Langston Hughes.) With these words, an adventure begins. Kwame Alexander’s evocative poetry and Melissa Sweet’s lush artwork come together to take readers on a sensory journey between the pages of a book.
📒How To Read A Book ✍ Mortimer Jerome Adler
✏How to Read a Book Book Summary : Analyzes the art of reading and suggests ways to approach literary works
📒How To Read A Person Like A Book ✍ Gerard Nierenberg
✏How to Read a Person Like a Book Book Summary : Text and illustrations provide instructions on how to interpret the body language of others.
📒How To Read A Person Like A Book ✍ Gerard I. Nierenberg
✏How to Read a Person Like a Book Book Summary : Proven techniques for gaining control of negotiations, detecting lies, and recognizing signals of sexual attraction.
📒How To Read A Book ✍ Kelly Ana Morey
✏How to Read a Book Book Summary : An award-winning novelist reveals the books that have captivated her and the influence they have had on her life and writing. Highlighting a true love affair with books, this story emphasizes the transformative power of the written word.
📒How To Read A History Book ✍ Marshall T. Poe
✏How to Read a History Book Book Summary : A deconstruction of the modern history book as artifact, How to Read a History Book explains who writes history books, how the writers are trained, and why they write them. It also discusses genre, bias (political and otherwise) and how to read history books between the lines. Written for undergraduates, intro graduate students and anyone with an informed interest in the subject, How to Read a History Book demonstrates that, rather than being objects that fall from the sky, history books are actually socially-constructed artifacts reflecting all the contradictions of modern meritocratic capitalism.
📒Speed Reading ✍ Ryan James
✏Speed Reading Book Summary : Do you want to: Study better?Be able to read faster and retain more information?Make more efficient notes?Pass tests more successfully?Be more creative?Engage in business armed with great focus and full comprehension?Be able to read one book a day? Then speed reading is the answer! It improves your reading speed, focus, and comprehension! It gives you the power to develop better time management, enhances your concentration and logical thinking, and also improves your overall self-confidence. This easy-to-understand book provides guides that will help you understand: Speed Reading TechniquesReading vs Speed ReadingHow to Break Poor Reading HabitsHow to Start Speed ReadingImportance of Daily Eye Exercisesand more Find out what your current reading level is and learn how to incorporate the exercises and techniques found in this book into your daily routine so that speed reading becomes a habit. Soon you will find that you can read an entire book each day! The more you read, the more knowledge you will gain that you can use to achieve your goals in life. Grab this book and become a speed reader today!
📒How To Read A Village ✍ Richard Muir
✏How to Read a Village Book Summary : What constitutes a village? What is the significance of the maypole? What was the true purpose of a village green? What is a 'moot hall'? What is the origin of lich-gates? What was the real role of a yeoman? How come whole villages have disappeared over the centuries? This book reveals the answers and provides all the tools a village detective will need. Village history, points out the author, is embedded in the village landscape. Village stories can, therefore, be 'read'- this book will reveal how.Arranging the book thematically, chapters cover ancient villages; the village green (including maypoles, pubs and ponds); the village church; cottages and farmsteads; village architecture (including lock-ups and market crosses); village casualties; fishing villages; clachans and fermtouns; villages of the modern era. Drawing on dozens of real villages as examples, the author, an expert on the landscape, matches up popular images and perceptions with the realities of old village life and history. Illustrating his theories with photographs, maps and drawings, he shows how amateur enthusiasts can pursue local village history with fascinating results. Covering the whole of Britain, he also points out key regional differences - for example, why villages in Scotland follow a different pattern to villages in England. This is a fascinating book that will delight lovers of local history everywhere.