A great discussion in the Atlantic I just found from a few years ago. This part really stuck with me too.
I grew up with the book, and when I was talking to my best friends, I really couldn’t, without penalty, say “Oh, excuse me” and just open up a book in the middle of a conversation. You didn’t have permission to slip back and forth from Nancy Drew to your friends.
Something to think about when you next reach for your phone. Would I grab a book right now and start reading too?