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The Hon. Harold NICOLSON, C.M.G. : ' The New Spirit in Literature-II, The Reading Habit'


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MR. HAROLD NICOLSON , in his second talk on Modern Literature, is going to discourse on the advantages of the reading habit as compared with other hobbies. Too few people realize that reading, like other hobbies, demands a considerable amount of effort, if one is to get the best out of it. One may waste a great deal of time reading the wrong books, or reading good books in the wrong way. Mr. Nicolson will outline a few general principles or rules for reading ; by following these, such errors may he avoided. The aim of this course is to help listeners to got full intellectual value from modern books, and some sort of ' technique ' of reading is the first step towards this.


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The Hon. Harold NICOLSON, C.M.G. : ' The New Spirit in Literature-II, The Reading Habit'

National Programme Daventry, 6 October 1931 20.30

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