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Why Do We Save Our Reading For Holidays?

Posted at 8:05AM Tuesday 08 Jul 2014

There's something strange about the idea of saving our reading for holidays. After all, we watch films and listen to music all year round. But something about that long stretch of free time by the pool or the beach tempts us to cram in 12 months' worth of improving fiction or science.

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