Posted on December 7, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

'Tis the season when many readers begin eyeing their yearly total of books consumed.

The Guardian's Susie Mesure is among them ... but she's ready to make a slight change.

The self-described "archetypal impatient reader" recently found herself intrigued by the advice of author and professor Yiyun Li.

Li often tells her creative writing students that there's power in reading slowly — and she walks that talk, taking up three weeks to finish a novel.

Head to the Guardian to see how Mesure put this slow-reading principle into practice and what she feels she gained from it. 

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