Little Guide to Your Well-Read Life
By Steve Leveen
not set out to live a well-read life but rather your well-read
life.” -- Steve Leveen
little guide is a big treat for serious readers. Leveen is the CEO
a website for serious readers. He wasn’t a serious reader
per se, but rediscovered reading through audio books. He dedicates
a chapter to his audio book addiction and helps others to understand
this growing passion. He’s nicknamed it as “ristening.”
his guide for bookaholics, Leveen mentions other titles aimed at
the passion of reading. He also shares quotes by famous authors
about reading and books. He explains what “well-read”
really means, talks about being in book-love, and about one’s
well-read life being one’s own.
refers to his reading wish list as his “List of Candidates.”
He tells readers the candidates (books) are for your consideration,
but not an obligation. Creating the list is a process, and he explains
how you can make your choices for your list. He also created a “diary
of books read” he refers to as a “Bookography.”
It’s a way of “looking back to go forward--a good way
to remember what you read."
Little Guide has some sizable ideas for the serious reader.
It’s easy to comprehend, written to be enjoyed over and over,
and holds the secret of finding more time to read.