Superb article from the Onion, via Bookninja.
Sitting in a quiet downtown diner, local hospital administrator Philip Meyer looks as normal and well-adjusted as can be. Yet, there’s more to this 27-year-old than first meets the eye: Meyer has recently finished reading a book. Yes, the whole thing. “It was great,” said the peculiar Indiana native, who, despite owning a television set and having an active social life, read every single page of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
Trust the Onion to shine an ironic light on the state of things today…
Really? The whole thing? Did they investigate the man to MAKE SURE he read the whole thing?
I don’t know. I suspect it might be a crazy rumour. You know how journalists tend to exaggerate… 😉