Day 3/30: Speed Read The Richest Man in Babylon – 128 Pages in 80 Minutes
This is day #3 of the One Book, One Day challenge. We’re going to speed read The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason at 500 words per minute (WPM) using AccelaReader.com.
About the Book:
The Richest Man in Babylon is a book by George Samuel Clason which dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. Through their experiences in business and managing household finance, the characters in the parables learn simple lessons in financial wisdom. Originally, a series of separate informational pamphlets distributed by banks and insurance companies, the pamphlets were bound together and published in book form in 1926.
Here are the most common words in the book…
How Long To Read: 80 minutes (at 500 WPM)
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