This includes articles, ebooks, audiobooks, etc. If you do, what genres and which books?

News articles from various sources, academic papers for university classes, discission threads on Lemmy and Reddit, various short form fiction.

Yes, I tend to read the most boring kind of books I can find, they’re fun.

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Because I’m often on the train, it’s easier for me to take an e-book reader, than anytime carrying a book with me.

I regularly go to the library to expose myself to reading & discovering new books without distractions

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I also frequent my local library! Great place to discover books. (To answer the original question: I read poetry, classics, comics, fantasy, sci-fi, history, and some specialist literature)

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Leasure reading has fallen by the wayside. It’s a pity but I like a particular type of book that is rarely fulfilled. I mostly just read my subscribed RSS feeds

If anyone has recommendations, I like surreal nonfiction and fiction (not too fantasy, think “his dark materials”), with an emphasis on storytelling and character development

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Yes economic textbooks,political science textbooks, computer science textbooks, science fiction novels and manga

Yea, quite often. I mostly read ebooks at the moment, used to frequent my local library before covid hit. The genres i read are all over the place, and basically depend on my mood and what books i can find. I recently finished The Tetris Effect (yes it’s not just a video game) and quite liked it.

I try to aim for reading around 30 books per year. I tend to pick one fiction and non fiction to read concurrently. I tend to enjoy hard sci-fi the most for fiction, and politics/economics for nonfiction.

Fantasy Sci-Fi Horror Post-apocalyptic/dystopian Medieval history Leftist texts Peter Joseph (whatever he is) Mythology/folklore Pagan interests

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Currently I’m re-reading entertaining trash.

  • Dan Brown - Angels and demons. Basically indiana jones / national treasure on steroids. Very entertaining and good storytelling.
  • Agatha Christie - And then there were none. An extremely entertaining who-dunnit in a mansion, with lots of twists. Not too long, and keeps you on your toes the whole time.
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Whoa nice, bet that was fun. I’d love to read the play to see how they end it differently.

I’ve been reading Martin’s The Armageddon Rag. Will probably read Stross’s Quantum of Nightmares next.

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Audio books here. When I cook, when I’m at the gym, beginning of my shift while I go through my emails. I listen to mostly trashy sci-fi books, sometimes good / decent sci-fi. At the third book in the “Three body problem” trilogy now, it’s pretty damn good.

I average at one - two books a month. Great majority sci-fi. I read only for fun, to disconnect, so my bar for quality is pretty low, there’s a loooot of fun stuff out there.

Three body books are monumental. They reignited my will to read. Also really enjoying the murderbot diaries which I bet will appeal to all the rad commies in here.

I’m currently reading Immortel by J.R Dos Santos, I find it pretty good I don’t really know the genre tho. Otherwise I really like biographical genre.

Btw I used to think that I couldn’t read books because I simply couldn’t focus but I’ve found a trick and now I love reading. The “trick” is that I must listen to a music from which I know the lyrics and I add some white noises to that, like that my mind can only focus on what I’m reading (or at least more than before).

i read the intros to hundreds of pdf books

I don’t think I’ve ever really did any dedicated reading since the Eragon series when I was still in school.

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