Do you like reading books about other people's experinces?

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Post by Kate Richmond » 09 Oct 2017, 07:22

I actually prefer fiction. But if their experiences are interesting and well written in the books, maybe I will read them.
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Post by Team Glitch Magic » 10 Oct 2017, 08:23

I enjoy reading about other people’s experiences because it might give me a perspective that I haven’t seen or introduce me to something new like a sport or a book.

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Post by Anjum » 10 Oct 2017, 08:48

It would depend on the book I am reading. I mainly focus on learning more from other people's experiences.
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Post by mercy wangechi » 11 Oct 2017, 11:19

Many times i do. I learn from someone else's adventures, mistakes and choices. When the character is a problem i put myself in there shoes and i figure out what actions would i had done. Tina Dreffin inspired me how she had to deal with a lot of issues and she overcame them all.

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Post by ifeoma obike » 11 Oct 2017, 13:10

Yes, such books always come with lessons, and what better way to learn than from people's experiences.
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Post by Monroe1987 » 11 Oct 2017, 16:59

Definitely! It's way to relate to the human experience. I recently read a story like this, and it changed the way I view my own life. It made my problems seems minimal in comparison.
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Post by Goodnews Eniefiok » 11 Oct 2017, 17:03

Yes because I always learn something from them
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Post by Iammisterjones » 13 Oct 2017, 11:26

Books about other's people's experience are great! I love hearing about other's struggles, not in a mean way, but hearing about how you got to where you are now. Since we all have different experiences that made us who we are presently, it's great to learn about someone else has been through.
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Post by TheWriteAngel » 13 Oct 2017, 13:13

I love reading about other people's experiences. Since it would be close to impossible for one person to experience everything in their lifetime, it is essential for us to live and learn through other people's experiences. Another major reason for my interest is the human behaviour - how people react and cope in different situations. This, to me, is very interesting, as it explains greatly of the things that motivate us and drive us and the things that we are most afraid of.

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Post by Sarah Immanuel » 17 Oct 2017, 07:05

Yes, I do. Good or bad because I get to learn many lessons from them.

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Post by Trixy » 17 Oct 2017, 22:52

I think that knowing someone else´s experience is great, it always will be challenging and trustworthy for someone to share his or her life and if you choose to read it is because you want to be better, you choose to understand better the world and be good with each other.
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Post by elena1 » 18 Oct 2017, 04:44

I love reading books about other people's experiences, there are a lot things to understand and see the thing from another perspective!!!!

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Post by ritah » 18 Oct 2017, 05:35

Yes, I do. I think it presents an opportunity to learn from others experiences.

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Yes, I do. I think it presents an opportunity to learn from others experiences.

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Post by Shaimaa » 19 Oct 2017, 06:33

Amagine wrote:The book is a nonfiction tale about the author's life and her experiences. In the book, she addresses many issues that readers will be able relate to.

Do you like reading books about someone else's life and experiences? What do you gain from reading it?
Yes, if it is narrated beautifully. Learning about the challenges they faced and how they overcame them is one thing I gain from this.
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Post by barb429 » 19 Oct 2017, 14:09

I love reading about other people's lives. True stories (or even semi-true) are often my favorites. I love to read about the adventures that other people have had or the trials that the have overcome.
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