How to Read a Ebook: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading By Mortimer J. Adley, Charles Van Doren
How to Read a Ebook is a 1940 e-book by the thinker Mortimer J. Adler. He co-authored a closely revised version in 1972 with the editor Charles Van Doren, which supplies pointers for critically studying good and nice books of any custom.
Initially revealed in 1940, this e-book is a uncommon phenomenon, a residing traditional that introduces and elucidates the varied ranges of studying and the way to obtain them—from elementary studying, by means of systematic skimming and inspectional studying, to pace studying. Readers will study when and the way to “decide a e-book by its cowl,” and likewise how to X-ray it, learn critically and extract the creator’s message from the textual content.
Additionally included is an instruction within the totally different strategies that work greatest for studying explicit genres, reminiscent of sensible books, imaginative literature, performs, poetry, historical past, science and arithmetic, philosophy, and social science works.
Lastly, the authors provide a really useful studying record and provide studying assessments you should use to measure your personal progress in studying expertise, comprehension, and pace.