Good writing requires good reading. Nearly all good writers are sensitive and skillful readers. This is true because writing and reading are two sides of a conversation. And, like any spoken conversation, communication is possible only when speaker and listener (writer and reader) are working together.
Below, you will find links to information that will expand your understanding of reading while adding practical tools to your reading skills. Many of these suggestions are based on Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren's How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading.
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