To read a hundred books this year
To have some specific interests: the long 19th century; the realist european novelists; Racine; Shelley; linguistics; Thomas Mann; middle eastern history.
To read more Marx.
To buy some decent, keepable books, and only get trash and contemporary novels from the library.
To not run up library fines.
To avoid rereading childrens’ books and trash, and read new worthwhile things instead.