[Susan notes: Child psychiatrist Robert Kay often makes the point that if adults would stop abusing kids with coercive exercises with books, he'd be out of a job.]
To the editor
While commercial interruptions are indeed a problem, Norman Mailer might have mentioned that it's now much easier for pleasure-seeking young people to push a button than to go through the effort of reading a book. And, unfortunately, most adults now feel the same way, thus failing badly in the imitation department.
Robert E. Kay, M.D., psychiatrist
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