"My name is John and I like to read books for fun." [group]: "Hiii John."
Ok, so maybe it's not so bad that I need to seek out a group. I do, however, prefer a good book to a television sitcom or bad movie.
Lately, it's become fashionable for bibliophiles to decry the advent of e-readers as the end of published, hard-copy books. In fact, there are some very cool pieces of media and ad-campaigns to promote reading (and buying) hard copies of books.
Here's one of my favorites:
So far though, I have yet to settle on any one particular form, but instead find that the more options for reading that exist, the more I read! I'll always have shelves of books I love, but for "disposable" reading, like novels for entertainment, I have less and less interest in owning a copy on the shelf. More on that in another post.