“Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.”
—Stephen King, who knows his dead spots, turned 70 yesterday. He’s done his part, writing 54 books that have sold 350 million copies worldwide.
• Editorial Comment: Take that, cell phone society.
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