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Recommendation: How to Read a Book

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Recommendation Information

RecommendationHow to Read a Book
Entry Date6/4/2004 12:00:00 AM
Modified Date1/6/2005 12:00:00 AM

Lecture where book was Recommended

Misreading History with Richard Bulliet
How to Read a Book

Quotes Made at this Event

"Get the 1940 Edition" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Note: He based the whole lecture on this text.
"He based the whole lecture on this text." -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
"Mortimer Adler wrote a book called "How to read a Book". And it's actually worth reading. I would get the first edition, which is 1940, and there were several editions." -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf

One of the most important books that I've seen in the English language.  It's a key to other books.  It really can help you read other books and it was written by somebody who learned how to read from a master reader. (Regarding the text "How to read a Book by Mortimer Adler")

" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf

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