Sunday, March 7, 2010
The actual organic method of reading a book.
Where do you get your reading done? For me, these days, it is the train. The old commute! Since I moved to New York City, that has been the raw truth. I've never been one much to read in bed: I sort of have to ascribe to the school of thought that says bed is for sleeping-- nothing else. Otherwise you start getting Pavlovian about books-- they equal bed! So yeah, for me the train is where I get a lot of my reading done. Now, my commute isn't long-- maybe thirty minutes either way? Lucky for me I'm a quick study. I pour through those little wads of paper with a quickness! I knock out 25 to 50 pages a sitting. If a book catches me-- I mean, genuinely-- then it is on. I'll curl up on the couch usually, when I start machete-ing away at a book, or on the bed-- not before bed-- as I said. I used to enjoy music while I read, but I've gotten away from that. These are just my quirks, my idiosyncrasies-- mostly I want to know about other people's styles. How do you, the reader, read? What are your techniques? Seriously, I'm interested: leave a comment. Let me know. Drop me a line, a dime!
Posted by mordicai at 3/07/2010 05:13:00 PM