Day 16/30: Speed Read Anthem by Ayn Rand – 104 Pages in 65 Minutes
This is day #16 of the One Book, One Day challenge. We’re going to speed read Anthem by Ayn Rand at 500 words per minute (WPM) using AccelaReader.com.
About the Book:
Anthem is a dystopian fiction novella by Ayn Rand, written in 1937 and first published in 1938 in England. It takes place at some unspecified future date when mankind has entered another dark age characterized by irrationality, collectivism, and socialistic thinking and economics. Technological advancement is now carefully planned (when it is allowed to occur at all) and the concept of individuality has been eliminated (for example, the use of the word “I” is punishable by death).
Here are the most common words in the book…
How Long To Read: 65 minutes (at 500 WPM)
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