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The Secret Life of Non-Readers

abstract:"Once, you devoured novel after novel, only to find your literary passions wane with age..."

article:

December 19, 2002
— Gustave Flaubert once wrote: "Read in order to live."  Does this still hold true for today's readers? In a fascinating article in The Toronto Globe and Mail, writer John Allemang meets the alliterate—educated people who no longer read for pleasure. He asks: "Is this our culture's shameful decline, or is life too short to spend holed up with Dickens and Proust?" Read the article and see whether you agree.

 

"The Secret Life of Non-Readers"

 

 

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