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Suggested by Barbara H:

What do you think of speed-reading? Is it a good way to get through a lot of books, or does the speed-reader miss depth and nuance? Do you speed-read? Is some material better suited to speed-reading than others?

Don’t forget to leave a link to your actual response (so people don’t have to go searching for it) in the comments—or if you prefer, leave your answers in the comments themselves!

40 responses

  1. Thanks for another fun topic. Mine’s up.

  2. I’ve been thinking a lot about this one…

    Happy Thursday, all!


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  4. Ack to speed reading! My answer is at The Crowded Leaf.

  5. Yes. I speed read. See the good and bad about speed reading on my blog.

  6. Better late than never! Mine is here.

  7. Great question! Had this conversation with friends just this week. My point of view is at: /a>

  8. Oops – there was an issue with my link. My point of view is here:

  9. […] looking forward to reading some of the other answers here to see what people think about […]

  10. Thanks for using my question! I am looking forward to reading others’ answers. My thoughts are here:


  11. I hardly speed read because the books are more literary and nuanced. My answer is up. 🙂

  12. Sorry I am wayyyy late but I posted it and forgot to add my comment.

    Here it is:

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