Poem, fiction, non-fiction are not beings read, as in years, for pleasure and enjoyment. Even the prescribed textbooks are not thoroughly read by student. Not at all by the student of Open University and distance education. Instead, they memorize bazaar notes or guides to vomit (reproduce) in the exams sufficiently enough to get a pass grade or to get school certificates or college degrees. Student in schools and colleges no longer, are taught to read books for content, for content, for its appreciation, for forming judgments’. Reading a book gives a new experience in every page.
THE GOLDEN RULES OF READING: Read selectively: Before you start reading ask the question whether it is going to give you useful and relevant information to your subject. Select books for reading accordingly.
Read with a critical mind and evaluate:
For “some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested” Bacon. So read critically.
Read a book seriously and reflect on the ideas expressed there