Are self-improvement books just fantasy for non-fiction readers?

Is reading self-improvement books healthy? It feels like escapism sometimes. How can we measure whether they are valuable or a waste of time and money?

I read a book this year called “It Doesn’t Have to be Crazy at Work”. It’s been crazy at work.

I didn’t think it was; my wife let me know. You are constantly talking about work. Who knew? She knew.

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Have We Forgotten How to Read?

An interesting article found its way into my inbox today: Michael Harris, who wrote a book about the positive qualities of being alone, Solitude – has forgotten how to read.

It’s worth a few minutes of your time to read his article, but once you do I want to pose the next question.

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