3 Rules for Choosing Nonfiction Books
I love reading nonfiction. But, as I am sure you can relate, I only have limited time. Even if we were able to make enough time to read one book a week on average—certainly not the case for me right now—we would still only be able to read around 3,000 books in our entire adult lives. At my current pace, the real number will likely end up being far lower.
With this in mind, I want to spend my time reading good books! But how can we identify those, without first reading them? Today I want to share my heuristics for choosing good nonfiction books to read. I will also evaluate them against the books I have read in recent years, to see if they generally match up with my ratings.
Before I start, a disclaimer: All of this is, of course, highly subjective. I read nonfiction for enjoyment, and I enjoy nonfiction most when I am learning interesting things, or am guided to think in new ways...
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