Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Read this: "Speed Read" (How many nanoseconds did that take you?)
The Art of Rapid Reading
By Walter Pitkin
(Grosset & Dunlap, NY, 1929)
"This 233 page handbook by Mr. Pitkin is designed to teach the reader how to get the most out of reading. There are chapters on the causes of poor reading, the improvement of word habits, and how to skim. Practice useful exercises for reading anything from light fiction to the most factual business reports."
Museum of Weird Books
And test your own reading speed here...