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Old 11-10-2012, 11:23 AM   #87
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Originally Posted by DiapDealer View Post
I think you misunderstood me. I stop reading books a short way into them when they fail to grab me. That doesn't mean I give up on them forever. I often experience 3 or 4 false starts on books before they "take." Wrong time/wrong mindset/mood, I figure. So to clarify my position: I rarely re-read books that I've completed. I have no qualms about re-reading a chapter or two.
Ah. Yes, I did misunderstand.

I am someone who almost always must finish a book I start. I am pretty careful about choosing books in the first place; the books I can't finish are usually limited to ones that I try to read because a friend foisted them on me, or books "everyone" is reading, or--back in the day--books assigned in class (though one day I AM going to finish Anna Karenina ... maybe).
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