By Mortimer J. Adler, Charles Van Doren
How to learn a Book, initially released in 1940, has turn into a unprecedented phenomenon, a living vintage. it's the most sensible and so much winning consultant to examining comprehension for the final reader. And now it's been thoroughly rewritten and up to date.
you're instructed concerning the a number of degrees of studying and the way to accomplish them -- from undemanding analyzing, via systematic skimming and inspectional examining, to hurry examining, you how to pigeonhole a publication, X-ray it, extract the author's message, criticize. you're taught the various examining recommendations for analyzing sensible books, innovative literature, performs, poetry, historical past, technological know-how and arithmetic, philosophy and social technology.
ultimately, the authors provide a urged studying record and provide interpreting exams wherein you could degree your personal growth in studying talents, comprehension and pace.