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The antilibrary
Reading tips

The Antilibrary: Unread Books Are The Most Important

If you had visited the home of the Italian philosopher Umberto Eco, before his death in 2016, you would have been blown away by the sheer number of books in his possession. Eco had over 30,000 books in his apartment in Milan and another 20,000 in a vacation house near Urbino. 50,000 books is a […]

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How To Read 100 Pages A Day

In an essay written in 1946, Books v. Cigarettes, George Orwell recounts a story of why people from poor backgrounds didn’t read as many books as those of more privileged stock. During a discussion between a friend of Orwell’s and two factory workers, while they were fire-watching during the Second World War, the two men […]

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8 Smart Ways To Read More Books

Reading is one of the best habits you can develop. Warren Buffett, regarded as the best investor of the 20th century, estimates that 80 per cent of his working hours are devoted to reading books. If Buffett deems reading to be that important, it’s obvious it’s a habit more of us need to take up. […]