read from (something)

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read from (something)

To recite the words written down in or on something. I read from the Bible as a part of my brother's wedding. Try not to read directly from the page the whole time you're giving your speech.
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read from something

to read [aloud] from something in particular. I will now read from a book of poetry that I like very much. I like that poem very much. What are you reading from?
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Signings at Black Images: April Reynolds reads from Knee Deep in Wonder.
Nina Foxx reads from Get Some Love, Thursday, October 2, 6 - 8 p.m.
James Earl Hardy reads from Love the One You're With: A B-Boy Novel.