Don't you miss the days when you had time to curl up with a good book, and read it from cover to cover? Wait, did you ever really have such a time?
Leah Price, English professor and book historian, asks that question and more in a book of her own that analyzes reading habits. She's not sure a golden age of reading ever existed.
Price makes the case in What We Talk About When We Talk About Books: The History and Future of Reading.
E-books and smartphones haven't killed books yet; the author of this book pays us a visit.