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Readers' Rights

lamentables quotes the Readers' Bill of Rights by Daniel Pennac:

1) The right not to read
2) The right to skip pages
3) The right not to finish
4) The right to reread
5) The right to read anything
6) The right to escapism
7) The right to read anywhere
8) The right to browse
9) The right to read out loud
10) The right not to defend your tastes

I do all of those. What about you?

Poll #1212716 Pulling out early

Do you always have to finish a book?

Yes
3(13.6%)
Yes, unless it's really bad
5(22.7%)
No, but I usually do
11(50.0%)
It has to work to keep me
3(13.6%)

Do you feel guilty if you skip or skim bits of a book?

I would never do that
5(22.7%)
I do it, but I feel guilty
6(27.3%)
Don't do it (much) but I think it's OK
6(27.3%)
I do it, and I don't feel guilty
5(22.7%)
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    I see Gove has backed down on climate change and it's back in the curriculum again.

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    My book is now for sale

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