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Reading positions: 15 fabulous pictures and cartoons

Reading positions - cartoons, pictures, and charts

These pictures and cartoons hilariously define the body language every book reader can identify with.

How long can you read a book without changing the position? Is it 15 minutes, an hour, or more?

No matter how long a person can survive staying in the same position in the same place, it’s advisable to change frequently.

It’s not only about keeping the comfort of reading on a high level, it’s about preventing the body from distracting you when you read.

We’ve explored the web in order to find the examples how readers cope with reading for long hours. Some of the pictures are surprisingly true and accurate, some give us a loud laugh, all of them show that changing reading positions is more than just a skill.

Click or tap on the images to see them enlarged. Make sure to visit the original sources for more info and credits.

Reading positions: pictures and cartoons

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24sutra - many ways to read a book

24 ways to read a book. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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The evolution of a reading man

Reading positions – the evolution of a reading man. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Favorite reading positions

Favorite reading positions. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Different reading positions

Different reading positions. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Successful summer reading in 6 steps - illustration

Successful summer reading in 6.5 steps. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Reading in a bed - positions

Reading in a bed. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Reading in a chair

Reading in a chair. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Reading for mor than 30 minutes

Reading for more than 30 minutes. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Comfortable positions to read

Comfortable positions to read. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Reading positions

Reading positions. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Kama Sutra for bibliophiles

The Kama Sutra for bibliophiles. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Creative reading positions - picture

Creative reading positions. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Reading positions by Kate Beaton

Reading positions by Kate Beaton. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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The Kama Sutra of book reading

The Kama Sutra of book reading. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Basic and advanced reading postures - a cartoon by Tom Gauld

Reading postures. Basic and advanced, as seen by book lovers’ favorite cartoonist, Tom Gauld. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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