Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Warning: books may damage your health

I've noticed an odd consensus springing up among what used to be called the establishment: that reading inevitably produces good, wholesome citizens. After last week's Children's Society report declared that Britain's youth were devolving into feral illiterates, the government insisted that what they need is a damn good reading.

- Alastair Harper, Guardian.co.uk

Read the rest of the article here.

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