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Why Starting A Book Is More Important Than Finishing It

Francesca Wakefield

I'm a serial book abandoner. There, I said it. My World Book Day confession. I start books, get half way through, and as often as not don’t finish them. Novels, non-fiction, you name it; the trend remains the same.

It’s not that the book is bad, or that I’m bored or don’t enjoy reading (after sleeping and eating it probably ranks a close third in terms of daily significance). It’s just that my mind wanders onto other things.

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