What should I read?

I noticed there was a question from Nathan Bransford’s blog in the last week or so, asking writers whether they read only the genre in which they write?

It seemed some did, some didn’t.

I read a lot, not as much as I want as I seem to fall asleep by the second para of the page on any given night, but I love to read.  Once when I was a reader I read for pleasure totally.  Now I find my pleasure is overshadowed by a questioning mind: why did the author do that there, how do they accomplish that, why that word and not another.  And look, there is an adverb and wow!, an exclamation mark, lots of them!  And ooh-er, an edit blooper.

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