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The Reader’s Bill of Rights, Illustrated

The right not to read

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The right to skip pages

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The right not to finish

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The right to reread

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The right to read anything

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The right to escapism

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The right to read anywhere

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The right to browse

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The right to read out loud

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The right to defend your tastes

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(‘The Reader’s Bill of Rights’ from Daniel Pennac, Better Than Life, 1994)


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