Why it’s okay you never finished reading that book, according to Francis Bacon in 1597

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Francis Bacon

I generally have a few piles of books around my house — I impulse-buy a lot. I start reading most of them, but only rarely finish one.

I usually feel lousy about this — it’s my fault for being too easily distracted, for having too little self-discipline, for being a gormless flake, etc. — Read the rest