A tweet. A news report. A Facebook post. For many, this is what our reading consists of. Do we have time to read literature? If we have the time, do we have the patience?
We should. And a new book from Liberty University English professor Karen Swallow Prior explains why. Set to release on September 4, On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books, examines how great books help cultivate virtue.
Prior spoke with The Stream to answer five questions about her new book.