the hopeful view

The death of reading is a longstanding fear of futurists. 
Maybe we’re all wrong and there’s going to be a huge comeback in 10 years where all the kids are going to drop their iKindles and start reading like crazy. “Dude, did you read the latest Turgenev? It’s so sick. This dude is like all over the subject of love and serfdom.”
Gary Shteyngart, answering some questions in today's NYT Magazine.