How to Read a Book
  • Author : Mortimer J. Adler
  • Release Date : 30 September 2014
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 13 : 9781476790152
Ratings: 4
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Book Description: 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.

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