Originally Posted by Kumabjorn
When we got to his place I immediately noticed that he didn't have any bookshelves, so I asked him if he read on a Kindle or Sony (the latter being the dominant choice in Sweden). He looked at me dazed: "What is that?", he asked.
I'm curious - would you have reacted differently if his reply was "Nah, I don't read much and don't like electronic gadgets." ?
It would seem to me that the real problem is less the lack of reading as the apparent ignorance.