Originally Posted by CWatkinsNash
One thing that always baffles me about these threads is that some of those who re-read seem to think there's something odd about those who don't, and vice versa. Life is too short to constantly look for "why what I do is better", folks. I'm not "missing out" by rarely re-reading, and I'm not killing old friends, etc. Those who do re-read aren't "missing out" by revisiting the works they love instead of reading new things. What works for one does not work for all. We each do what we enjoy.
I don't necessarily think my way is better and I don't think life is so short that we're not allowed to question things to try to understand other points of view.