Originally Posted by HarryT
I've always been puzzled by the "... they couldn't pay me to read" thing. Is the OP seriously saying that he wouldn't spend a few hours reading a book he didn't enjoy if, as a result of doing so, he was paid a large enough sum of money to live in luxury for the rest of his life?
I'd go for it like a shot, personally!
Yeah, but you'd be miserable the rest of your life.