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The Forge Guide to Reading Better

How to Read More Books

You can read 100 books a year. Even if you have a life.

Illustration: George(s)

LLast year I achieved a fun, nerdy goal I’ve had since 2016: reading 100 books in a year. In 2016, I maxed out at 88. My total dipped in 2017 to 72, then leaped up to 82 in 2018. In 2019, I blew past all of those numbers and read 107 books. Cracking…