Truths To Remember About Reading - Deepstash

Truths To Remember About Reading

  • Book summary services miss the point. A lot of companies charge ridiculous prices for access to vague summaries bearing only the faintest resemblance to anything in the book. Summaries can be a useful jumping-off point to explore your curiosity, but you cannot learn from them the way you can from the original text.
  • Fancy apps and tools are not needed. A notebook, index cards, and a pen will do just fine.
  • We shouldn’t read stuff we find boring. Life is far too short.
  • Finishing the book is optional. You should start a lot of books and only finish a few of them.

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