Books and Reading

On a related topic: The other day in an article in the Fresno Bee, owners of a local bookstore, Petunia’s Place were interviewed about their store. They were asked by the reporter: What is the appeal of reading?

 

Hello? How far have we fallen?! What. is. the. APPEAL???!!!of. reading? Hmm… what is the appeal of eating? What is the appeal of sleeping?