A Reader’s Bill of Rights
- The Right to Not Read
- The Right to Skip Pages
- The Right to Not Finish
- The Right to Reread
- The Right to Read Anything
- The Right to Escapism
- The Right to Read Anywhere
- The Right to Browse
- The Right to Read Out Loud
- The Right to Not Defend Your Tastes
The Top Ten Permissions of Your Well-Read Life
- Permission to love, or not love, any book whatsoever.
- Permission to read only books that I love.
- Permission to give up on a book.
- Permission to read more than one book at a time.
- Permission to buy a book and never read it.
- Permission to write in my books.
- Permission to read with my ears as well as my eyes.
- Permission to read a classic, for the first time, much later in life.
- Permission to linger in a library even if I prefer to buy books.
- Permission to spend as much on books as I do on other great passions of my life.