…and if that weren’t bad enough, she pulls some eye-rollingly stereotypical “things were so much better when things were so much worse” bullshit.
The article is about how she came to be a reader in 1930’s rural Alabama, when books were scarce.
:rolleyes: Quit being a crotchety old snot. Books are not out of fashion. They’re still out there. They probably sell more of them now than at any other point in history. There are still many, many, many avid readers in the world, and more ways than ever before for them to be exposed to new ideas.
I suppose writing a Pulitzer-winning novel, and one of the most beloved works in American history gives one a bit of latitude, but climb off your high horse, huh? You’ve lived to see the world make significant promise toward the dream you espoused in To Kill a Mockingbird. One might think you’d appreciate progress a bit more.