New Year’s wasn’t that long ago. So, how are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? If you made them, are you remembering them? Shakespeare was on my mind one New Year’s and I resolved to take things a bit further and make a promise to myself. To read or not to read, that is the question.argues for resolutions to outgrow their label. There are always the feigned excuses. Perhaps there are real obstacles. Resolutions, after all, beckon change. It takes persistence and commitment to change. Change stretches us. My resolution, however, provoked a wide range of memorable—and often unwanted—public reaction. Would you read?