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Comment from: Evan  
Evan

How do you read more than one (fiction) book at a time?

I’ll stop one to read another that I’ve just got and been hanging out for, and then go back - but reading two concurrently?

08/06/07 @ 21:47
Comment from: KC
KC

As long as the subject matter is different doesn’t worry me (I’m actually reading 3 at once - the other’s an Autobiography though so it’s completely different).

The only thing I’ve had to do as the years advance is watch that subject matter problem - tried to read two serial killer books simultaneously a while ago and ended up so confused I had to go back and re-read one of them from scratch :)

08/06/07 @ 21:57
Comment from: aj
aj

I quite often read multiple books at once. One in the loo, one for bedtime, and one for the pub - or other public place. Never really been a problem. When at school I would quite often read 4, 5 or even 6 books at once.

I guess it is just what you are used to. Subject matter can be a problem, although it has to be pretty similar for me to get confused. I did have a problem recently reading two books, both historical fantasy covering similar historical periods.

08/06/07 @ 22:11
Comment from: Evan  
Evan

Ah, well I’m not a habitual loo reader, and I take the book I’m currently reading (which is Peepshow at the moment) with me if I’m reading away from home. Looks like it’s serial monogamy for me.

09/06/07 @ 09:25
Comment from: KC
KC

Major priority in every house we’ve ever lived in is the bookshelf in the loo - it’s a must (as is a carefully crafted loo schedule if somebody’s reading a good book :) )

09/06/07 @ 10:55
Comment from: Evan  
Evan

Yes well… first thing I did when we moved in our new place was cut a hole in the wall and install a bookshelf next to the loo for Michelle. :-)

09/06/07 @ 16:32