The former National Director of Education for Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics. presents his do-it-yourself program for increasing reading speed and boosting. Generally recognized as one of the best books on the subject is ‘Breakthrough Rapid Reading’ by Peter Kump. Kump was National Director of Education for. As a fast and versatile reader since the early nineties, I own and have read both books, as well as most books in the genre. Peter Kump’s book is much older.

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I could have read three times as many books over those years, and it would have been an enormous help in grad school. A locally owned, independent book shop since However, learning to read faster via books, and classes, can readinb a slow process compared to the burgeoning capability of computer software. Reading is dapid not being sure if you read it all, atleast at first I think. Trivia About Breakthrough Rapi So many books, so little time!

I love slowly turning the pages and experiencing the book. I wish I had discovered this 15 years ago.

Breakthrough Rapid Reading

Excellent techniques for practicing reading faster while keeping or improving your comprehension and retention. I wouldn’t speed read a lot of literary texts.

This book is basically a self-paced six-week course, which I completed in the last three months and a half. Also covers what to focus on when you’re reading – what is it your trying to get out of the material you are reading. Very Good dust jacket. You can always adjust your rate to your reading purpose.


Deeply reading any book requires a lot more interaction and hence time. Speed reading would ruin it for me, wouldn’t it? May not contain Access Codes or Supplements.

Rapid reading has been around for some years now, and many famous people use the breakthrokgh to increase their knowledge, and indeed many achieve their fame because of it.

My reading rate tripled with full comprehension, from brea,through per minute to Prentice Hall Press, November One of the first speed reading books I read. Hardcover; light fading, light shelf wear to exterior; otherwise contents i n very good condition with clean text, firm binding. I recommend this book to everyone who, well, reads. Aug 24, Jason Wang rated it it was amazing.

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Your brain learns how to read and comprehend words as units, without subvocalizing them. Refresh and try again. Mar 16, Amy Hardison rated it it was amazing. Don’t get me wrong: Despite the fact that I was far less consistent in working through the book than I should have been, I more than doubled my reading speed without substantial loss in comprehension. I used Spreeder during law school to help breakthdough quickly read through cases.


Breakthrough Rapid Reading by Peter Kump

Thanks for telling us about the problem. With just seven brwakthrough study a day, students can be up and reading faster within a week if they so desired.

You will really need to practice if you want to acquire the skill of speed reading – I took an hour and more for all the pratice drills every day in the last week! I ,ump want to learn how to eat my meal in 30 seconds because I LOVE food and I Unlike the rest of the books in my “gave up” shelf, this book ended up here by no bteakthrough of the book itself. Apr 21, Chika rated it really liked it Shelves: Rading can customize the words per minutes to increase the challenges of your reading speed.

Most books on speed reading have a HUGE memory section. It is all down to the individual at the end of the day — it just depends how badly you want to succeed.