That’s things with pages and covers, rather than flipping through his smartphone or playing computer game on his I-Pad.
However, the midfielder who tamed the Terriers by setting up two goals and bossing the centre of the pitch in a 5-0 win actually goes one further - he reads philosophy.
Do his team-mates give him grief for his highbrow pastime and therefore, his book is inside a copy of Four-Four Two or similar?
“I was just open about it what I read,” he said.
“It’s not something everyone reads, but I’m not the only one. It passes the time at away games.”
It won’t please the makers of Football Manager 17, out Friday - but Aluko reckons the daytime job is all the football he needs.
“I’m useless at FIFA and other computer games. If you try and hide it and become all secretive, then people get on to you. I’m open and people let you get on with it.”
The man signed from Hull City in the summer might get to turn a couple of pages - but not much more for the short journey to Griffin Park and a Friday date with Brentford in front of live Sky cameras.
Both teams won last weekend.
Bees got the better in their first derby installment 2-0 against QPR. But Fulham are keen to lay the ghost of an April horror show when Brentford were done and dusted by half time in a 3-0 win.