People would read more if they thought it would get them laid

Lisa Lewis writes about how it’s harder to flirt with guys when there’s a Nook or Kindle logo staring back at her.

I wondered why people take their books out in public, but then I tried it and found that it’s much easier to get involved and focused in a book away from home. I’ve never gotten a date out of it, but in 2004 some guy at the laundromat asked me about the Al Franken book I was reading.1

Maybe that counts.


  1. It was kinda meh