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Is rereading a waste of time, when there are so many good books to get through?

It may be that there are two types of people: those who reread books, and those who do not. Until a few years ago, I fell unashamedly into the first category. But I’ve had some misgivings since talking to a friend, who was surprised to hear how often I reread. He could, he said, count on one hand the number of books that he had read more than once. I was…

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