More than half (58%) of high school graduates in the US will never read a book again.
Elon Musk claims that most of what he has learned has been through reading—he complains about the “ridiculously” slow download speed of sitting in a classroom.
Most people feel obliged to finish any book they start, even if they aren’t enjoying it. There is no shame in skimming through or quitting a book—there are too many good books out there to waste time on those you don’t enjoy.
What to read
Start lots of books, abandon most of them, and read the best ones again.