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6 Reasons To Read A Book More Than Once

July 25, 2017

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been rereading a lot of books, and my daughters think it’s kind of strange.  They claim they don’t understand why I’d read something a second or third time.  I laughed at them because they rewatch movies, television shows, and YouTube videos all the time.

Dysfunctional Literacy

Nick Charles with Asta instead of his wife Nora It’s no mystery why it’s a good idea to read some books more than once.

First of all, you don’t need a reason to read a book more than once.  When I was a kid, reading a book was the only form of entertainment you could do twice.  You could go to see a movie once in the theater, and the next weekend it would be gone forever, replaced by another movie.  If you missed a television show, you waited six months for a rerun, and then that show was most likely gone forever.  There was no cable, no internet, no tablets.  But books?  If you liked a book, you could read it as many times as you wanted.  Sometimes we read a book more than once simply because we could.

But in these modern times, there are other reasons to read a book more than once.  Even with so…

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