I Read Reference Books For Fun

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    Encyclopedias Are Great For That

    When I get stuck in the bathroom and I forgot to bring a book in there with me I think it is really great to have a volume of one of these grocery store encyclopedias (but do they still sell those or has the Great Wiki closed down that business). Most of the articles are very...
    CFOM CFOM
    70+, M
    2 Responses Sep 11, 2012

    Knowledge Is Power

    I just like to know stuff, i'm more of a non fiction reader anyway but reference books are ideal to dip into at times rather than be read from start to finish, i just enjoy reading about weird facts etc, it does make me good at Trivial Pursuit but at the same time i know a lot of...
    AtomicWater AtomicWater
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 4, 2010

    Garage Sale Books

    I get reference books, such as text books, comic books, old encyclopedias, dictionaries and self help books.  When I get a free moment I read them.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Apr 15, 2009

    Knowledge Addict

    I get sucked in and have to read them completely so that I don’t feel like I’m missing out on something interesting. Textbooks, encyclopedias, atlases, DIY books, anything I can get my hands on to read, learn and explore. Regular novels are good and all, but I’m...
    NoEh NoEh
    22-25
    1 Response Apr 16, 2009

    The Women's Encyclopedia Of Myths And Secrets By Barbara Walker

    i read this one from cover to cover...it was fascinating!
    deeaqua deeaqua
    51-55, F
    Nov 22, 2010

    Not Only Because They , Generally, Are Focused On the Point...

    ...but because there's usually more than one topic in there - and then one can grab another reference book to learn more and more about that topic!  Like the Internet on steroids!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 2, 2009
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