"Reading Chaucer won’t put dinner on the table."

Is reading really such a good idea? Mikita Brottman, who has a PhD in English Literature from Oxford and is the author of Solitary Vice: Against Reading, thinks not. Sitting quietly with a book eats up valuable time, she says, time that could be better spent building relationships.

Brottman spoke to the “Sound of Young America” podcast folks. It’s provocative stuff.–David E