The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Age: 23

 Pages: 77 / 245; 31%
ISBN: 9780679731726 

The Reason for the Reaping: A critically acclaimed novel by one of the best voices in modern British literature. Another work of his, Never Let Me Go, hits in all the right places. Also, it’s about a butler. What could go wrong?

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What Page for Your Age?

100 – Your Age = The Page of No Return

Take 100, subtract your age, and you’ve reached the page of no return. As we age, we have a lot less time for things like reading bad books. However, we have to give them a chance, right? All books are created equal, don’t judge a book by its cover, all that jazz. For me, that chance is 77 pages (I’ll try not to rub it in).

Here’s the deal:

  1. Pick a book. Any book.
  2. Read 77 pages.
  3. STOP. No matter what. This is my Page of No Return.
  4. Make a choice: Will I turn the page, or toss it into Mount Doom?

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