Rule of Fifty

A collection of 25 posts

Stricter than the Rule of Fifty

Tavi Gevinson cites an even stricter observance at the New York Times: Abandoning books I started finishing a lot more books once I started abandoning ones that I wasn’t compelled to finish,

Just Put it Down

Just Put it Down

At the New York Times, Lionel Shriver gives a hearty endorsement to the rule of fifty. Disappointing, overrated, just not good: What book did you feel as if you were supposed to like,

A Relaxed View of the Rule of Fifty

Disappointing, overrated, just not good: What book did you feel as if you were supposed to like, and didn’t? Do you remember the last book you put down without finishing? I tend

Just to restate

When should you quit reading a book? A librarian -- of course -- offers some solid advice: pic.twitter.com/53RTPOTr37 — Daniel Pink (@DanielPink) January 3, 2020