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3:10 am
Tue January 29, 2008

1/30/08: Twilight of the Books

Salt Lake City, UT – When is the last time you read a book for leisure? A recent NEA report suggests that voluntary reading and reading proficiency are on the decline. But what would life like be like if people stopped reading? In his New Yorker Magazine article, the writer Caleb Crain suggests that literacy informs how we how we see the world and how we see ourselves. Wednesday, Crain joins Doug to talk about reading in America.

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