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Why do I read non-fiction books more slowly than fiction?

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Usually non-fiction is more difficult to understand, we often have to stop and think about the concepts and ideas. Non-fiction books are also usually written by experts in their field, and that also makes them more difficult. read more

Fiction carries us along with plot and character. Non-fiction requires us to understand and digest factual material. In order to do that, most of us are likely to read non-fiction more slowly than fiction. read more

Whether I'm reading fiction or non-fiction depends on my state of mind, what's going on around me, etc. Sometimes I have both fiction and non-fiction books going at the same time. I like non-fiction because I like to learn, and to expand my mind without the use of hallucinogens. read more

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