Reading at Risk

6 segments
A National Endowment for the Arts report indicates that our country is reading less and less. Historian David McCullough weighs in on the importance of teaching literature. Then, The New Yorker’s Caleb Crain wonders what would happen if we dropped books for good. Plus, a look back at Joseph Bruno’s rocky year.

See the list of books mentioned on Wednesday's 2007 Book Review show