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July 1965

Help Yourself to Self-help

On the merits of reading for personal enlightenment, with some examples from the author's own experience

THE chances are good, if you're a steady reader of newspapers and magazines, that you've seen a large number of advertisements for self-improvement books. These publications, it is often claimed in the ads, will help you to easy victory over a range of problems as diverse as bad grammar, vocational failure, or the inability to win friends.


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