How do you stay awake while reading a book--particularly when it's a difficult academic book?
Consider this likely scenario: You've been attending classes all day, then you went to work. You finally got home, and then you worked on other homework. It's now after 10 pm. You're tired--exhausted even. Now, you sit down at your desk to read the essays of literary criticism for your English Literature course.
Even if you're not a student, your day of work and other responsibilities probably makes your eyelids heavy. Slumber sneaks up on you, even if the book is entertaining (and even if/when you really want to read!
Here are tips to help you stay away, while you read your book!