Posted on July 18, 2010 at 10:25 pm in Literature, Writers | RSS feed
Thanks for this.
He says there maybe 1M readers that actually work to understand his effort.
7 million Americans can’t read or write a thing, another 27 million cant fill out a job application, 30 million cant read a simple sentence. One third of Americans never read another book after graduating from high school, neither do 42 % of college graduates.
Battling depression and a tsunami of media induced stupidity; it is a surprise that he lasted as long as he did.
I don’t think Mr. Wallace realizes that the public schools are designed to encourage people to hate books and dread reading as a form of drudgery akin to cleaning toilets with a toothbrush.
Double Darkness –> 1 dude who apparently aced Hyperbolic Stats 1101.
LongLunch —- Actually I audited the Hyperbolic class and aced Stochastic Signals & Analysis.
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