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Test your reading speed


Could you read a Booker prize novel in a day?

Prof John Sutherland and rapid reading expert Peter Jacobs discuss speed reading

Top speed readers claim speeds of up to 25,000 words per minute.

visit the Open Directory Project website for a wide range of speed reading resources

Speed reading on Wikipedia

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Current Chair of the 2007 Booker awards judges Sir Howard Davies has said that he's been tearing through up to 80 pages per hour thanks to his speed reading prowess. Have you got what it takes to judge the Man Booker? And is something lost from literature when it is read at such a pace?

Take our simple speed reading test to find out how much you take in when you speed read.

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