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What Reader Species Are You?

July 19, 2013 | by

I had, I admit, become a jaded infographic skeptic. No more! I said to myself. And then, one day, in the midst of a heat wave, you run across an infographic so intriguing, so well laid-out, so Linnaean, that you think: Yes. I am a human being and man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is, etc.


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Infographic by Laura E. Kelly.




  1. Mishra | July 25, 2013 at 2:29 pm

    🙂 this is good… but puts me in more than one category.
    Thanks for sharing this. Will share it on FB as well.

  2. bob | July 30, 2013 at 7:06 am

    Hmmm, I think I might be an inverse-book snob. I’m faintly disapproving of new books but buy 2nd hand books by the dozen. I focus on authors and titles that have stood the test of time – viewing booker prize nominees, etc with great suspicion.

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