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How many books do you read in a year?

Post by Dixie » Wed Sep 13, 2006 7:51 am

Last night I was curious about how much I read, and I made a list of all the books I have read this year. If I have not forgotten any, I have read 16 books so far, and I'm about to finish another.

How much do people read, anyway?

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Post by MissLT » Wed Sep 13, 2006 5:45 pm

Let me check my library account.

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Post by Hardi » Wed Sep 13, 2006 6:15 pm

Maybe around of 10.. I quess. Some year less and other year more, but... So far on this year 8 I think.

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Post by Cypress » Wed Sep 13, 2006 7:45 pm

For the past three years I’ve been writing down the titles and authors of all the books I’ve read. I don’t know why I do it. I guess as a statistics student, I just like keeping truck of everything :lol:
So, this year I’ve read eight books in English, four in Russian, and one in Ukrainian. Thirteen in total.

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Post by illusion » Wed Sep 13, 2006 9:02 pm

oh wow this is some very good idea, Dixie. I have no idea how much books I read this year because I never count them. I think I will start from now on though. Or maybe rather from January...

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Re: How many books do you read in a year?

Post by Arale » Thu Sep 14, 2006 2:35 am

Dixie wrote:Last night I was curious about how much I read, and I made a list of all the books I have read this year. If I have not forgotten any, I have read 16 books so far, and I'm about to finish another.

How much do people read, anyway?
What kind of books do you mean here?

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Re: How many books do you read in a year?

Post by Dixie » Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:59 am

Arale wrote: What kind of books do you mean here?
Books, in general. I usually read fiction, but my question was just about books in general.

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Re: How many books do you read in a year?

Post by Arale » Thu Sep 14, 2006 8:12 am

Dixie wrote:
Arale wrote: What kind of books do you mean here?
Books, in general. I usually read fiction, but my question was just about books in general.
I often read different kinds of books so I don't remember the exact numbers. :roll:

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Post by Tora » Sat Sep 16, 2006 4:58 am

I have counted - 18 books I definitely remember, both the author and title and also what it is about, but I'm not sure that I have covered all the books I read- so eighteen so far

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Post by iwantmore » Sat Sep 16, 2006 9:07 am

50

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Post by Dixie » Sat Sep 16, 2006 9:45 am

iwantmore wrote:50
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Post by MissLT » Sat Sep 16, 2006 6:06 pm

I think he's talking about mangas, which they have new ones every week in Vietnam.

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Post by pride » Sat Sep 16, 2006 7:34 pm

good but plez tell me which type of book did u read?
i read in this year few books like .....keeping smile ,do not be sad,and some movies
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Post by iwantmore » Sun Sep 17, 2006 7:43 am

LennyeTran wrote:I think he's talking about mangas, which they have new ones every week in Vietnam.
hey guy, I'm telling the truth. I don't read mangas, anime or any comics except " Doremon ". I watch them on TV. Nowaday, I read novels, Vietnamese's ones and English's ones

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Post by zaman » Wed Sep 20, 2006 4:05 pm

by english not too much just 2to3 , but in arabic great than 60 , from all the kind .

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Post by samoo » Wed Sep 27, 2006 11:06 pm

I think I only read 2 book ... but I decide to read more than what I use to.. because I want to improve my English skills .. i hear that if you read more you will do more better in the writing ...
but I use to read a lot in Arabic .. I can't confirm how much but I remember I always keep reading whenever I have time to read.

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Post by chrysan » Sat Sep 30, 2006 4:57 pm

for some books,i read once or twice every year.

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Post by Dexter » Sat Sep 30, 2006 5:11 pm

well, i have no idea about the number of books i've read in this year... but in past 2 months, i read 10 books... :D

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Post by cuongviet » Wed Dec 20, 2006 6:48 am

I never count how many they are. I thought I have read about 30 books a year. But now I think that's enough. And I want to apply what I have read in my life. :twisted:

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Post by Nu » Fri Feb 09, 2007 11:06 pm

hmmm... ) it's curious how such an idea came to your mind... i can't remember a day when i didn't look something through... i'm keen on reading when u can plunge into different worlds of different people or creatures )

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Post by Tora » Sun Feb 11, 2007 3:28 pm

In my opinion the idea of summing up the number of books you read in a year time is not so preposterous as it seems to you. there is no use to emphasize that you're a reading and intelligent person - I was sure in it :wink: 8)

but I guess it's very easy, I do remember the books I read and the plot and the characters, so why not to count the books? :roll:

so how many books did you read so far starting in 2007? :D

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Post by Dixie » Mon Feb 12, 2007 7:49 am

Tora wrote: so how many books did you read so far starting in 2007? :D
4 :roll:

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Post by Nu » Mon Feb 12, 2007 6:47 pm

Tora wrote:In my opinion the idea of summing up the number of books you read in a year time is not so preposterous as it seems to you. there is no use to emphasize that you're a reading and intelligent person - I was sure in it :wink: 8)

but I guess it's very easy, I do remember the books I read and the plot and the characters, so why not to count the books? :roll:

so how many books did you read so far starting in 2007? :D
oh ) it just seemed unusual to me ) nothing else )

And haven't u got a problem: u know that u've read a book but don't remember when and even how many times? +) so i have one )

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Post by Miss. Ladybird » Mon Feb 12, 2007 10:59 pm

Tora wrote:so how many books did you read so far starting in 2007? :D
:oops: I still haven't finished the one I'm reading since last December :oops:

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Post by Tora » Tue Feb 13, 2007 3:23 pm

Nu wrote: oh ) it just seemed unusual to me ) nothing else )

And haven't u got a problem: u know that u've read a book but don't remember when and even how many times? +) so i have one )
sure it happens but with the books I read in my early childhood mostly :lol:

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Post by Tora » Tue Feb 13, 2007 3:28 pm

Miss. Ladybird wrote:
Tora wrote:so how many books did you read so far starting in 2007? :D
:oops: I still haven't finished the one I'm reading since last December :oops:
My dear Lady! that's just fine as sometimes I read the book as long as I can - to prolong the pleasure!

In january I was reading a lot, though it was supposed I was preparing to my exams, now I started a new semester and my books were replaced by studying :(

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Post by Cypress » Tue Feb 13, 2007 7:50 pm

mrLenin wrote:
Cypress wrote:For the past three years I’ve been writing down the titles and authors of all the books I’ve read. I don’t know why I do it. I guess as a statistics student, I just like keeping truck of everything :lol:
So, this year I’ve read eight books in English, four in Russian, and one in Ukrainian. Thirteen in total.
So how do you know Ukrainian? Any relatives?


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Post by Miss. Ladybird » Wed Feb 14, 2007 11:10 pm

Tora wrote:
In january I was reading a lot, though it was supposed I was preparing to my exams, now I started a new semester and my books were replaced by studying :(
Mine were replaced with work files. :cry:

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Post by Dexter » Sat Feb 17, 2007 5:35 am

i've started reading The old man than the sea by Ernest Hemingway... i'm going on so slowly... i've read only 38 pages since yesterday...
honestly, i'm not really liking the book... i'm finding it boring :roll:

i usually take too long to finish a book when i don't like it.. let's see when i'll finish this book :P

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Post by Nu » Sun Feb 18, 2007 6:37 pm

Dexter wrote: i usually take too long to finish a book when i don't like it.. let's see when i'll finish this book :P
why do u read books which are unintresting for u in this case?

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Post by Dexter » Mon Feb 19, 2007 6:04 am

Nu wrote:
Dexter wrote: i usually take too long to finish a book when i don't like it.. let's see when i'll finish this book :P
why do u read books which are unintresting for u in this case?
to know what happens in the end! :P
i've read many books which i didn't like & thought were boring only to know what will happen and how it ends; so i think i'm doing the same about this book...
honestly, i doubt if i'll finish it... maybe i'll just put it away & try reading it again later after a couple of months or years... i've just got to page 55!!! it's a record for me... i usually read and finish a book of 500 pages in a day :P

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Post by nightwish » Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:05 am

I've read about 9 books!

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Re: How many books do you read in a year?

Post by Dixie » Fri Dec 28, 2007 5:25 pm

OK so from January until today I have read 25 books. Not bad :mrgreen:

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Post by Tora » Fri Dec 28, 2007 7:12 pm

Dixie wrote:OK so from January until today I have read 25 books. Not bad :mrgreen:

How did you manage to count? I can't even remember the book I was reading erm.. 2 books ago :shock: :lol:

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Post by Dixie » Sat Dec 29, 2007 8:59 am

Tora wrote: How did you manage to count? I can't even remember the book I was reading erm.. 2 books ago :shock: :lol:

Well I was so curious to know how many books I read in a year that in January I took my notebook and decided I would write down the titles and authors of all the books I read from then on. Every time I finished a book, I wrote down its title and author(s). So from January to December 2007 I have read 25 books (2 of them I had already read, and 23 were new). Now I'm reading a new one, but that will count for next year :mrgreen:

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Post by Cypress » Sat Dec 29, 2007 9:31 pm

Dixie wrote: Well I was so curious to know how many books I read in a year that in January I took my notebook and decided I would write down the titles and authors of all the books I read from then on. Every time I finished a book, I wrote down its title and author(s). So from January to December 2007 I have read 25 books (2 of them I had already read, and 23 were new). Now I'm reading a new one, but that will count for next year :mrgreen:

I used to do the same (writing down the name of the book and the title), but now I go even farther… In addition to that, I write whether I liked or disliked the book, what impressed me the most about it and so on. Occasionally, I even make little sketches for the book (seldom though as I am not very good at sketching).

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Post by Tora » Sun Dec 30, 2007 7:37 am

Cypress wrote:
Dixie wrote: Well I was so curious to know how many books I read in a year that in January I took my notebook and decided I would write down the titles and authors of all the books I read from then on. Every time I finished a book, I wrote down its title and author(s). So from January to December 2007 I have read 25 books (2 of them I had already read, and 23 were new). Now I'm reading a new one, but that will count for next year :mrgreen:

I used to do the same (writing down the name of the book and the title), but now I go even farther… In addition to that, I write whether I liked or disliked the book, what impressed me the most about it and so on. Occasionally, I even make little sketches for the book (seldom though as I am not very good at sketching).
Ladies, I'm fond of you both! I used to put down author and title, but gave up occasionaly...

Cypress, you amaze me, like always. You could post your scetches here, I remember several times in "What's the latest book you have read recently" you did a small description of the book :wink:

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Post by Cypress » Sun Dec 30, 2007 8:33 am

Tora wrote:
Ladies, I'm fond of you both! I used to put down author and title, but gave up occasionaly...

Cypress, you amaze me, like always. You could post your scetches here, I remember several times in "What's the latest book you have read recently" you did a small description of the book :wink:

And you amaze me, Tora. You are a very observant person and have good memory. Indeed, those several short descriptions were excerpts from what I write in my journal :wink:

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Post by Dixie » Sun Dec 30, 2007 8:59 am

Cypress wrote: I used to do the same (writing down the name of the book and the title), but now I go even farther… In addition to that, I write whether I liked or disliked the book, what impressed me the most about it and so on. Occasionally, I even make little sketches for the book (seldom though as I am not very good at sketching).
Well that's an excellent idea! I will do that from now on. Thanks, Cypress! :D

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Post by denvinbo » Thu Jan 17, 2008 10:46 am

I read 10 book in a year...........a big one.... :D :D :D :D

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Post by Annaa » Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:20 pm

I read `bout 100 books in a year.I won 2 times 1st prize in my city library for read books,nd once I won second prize.I make a recor there :-D .
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Annaa wrote:I read `bout 100 books in a year.I won 2 times 1st prize in my city library for read books,nd once I won second prize.I make a recor there :-D .
Oh wow, that’s a lot. Just make sure reading that much won’t hurt your eyes.

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Cypress wrote:
Annaa wrote:I read `bout 100 books in a year.I won 2 times 1st prize in my city library for read books,nd once I won second prize.I make a recor there :-D .
Oh wow, that’s a lot. Just make sure reading that much won’t hurt your eyes.



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Post by PrinnySquad » Sun Sep 07, 2008 2:15 am

My school makes all the freshman read at least 8 books for 2/3 of the year. And you have to actually read, take note, discuss and write essays about them. :evil: It's hard, I tell ya, saturating in the thoughts Einstein and Plato wasn't that easy.

Other classes requires couple more books. :lol:
And I read 5 on my own. That accounts for at least 15 books from last October.

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