For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse

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  1. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, over 1 year ago

    With what most major publishers went to?

    But there are more than 3000 books published every day. Someone’s reading out there. Just not as much from the big outfits that push formula books and lowest common denominator.

  2. Bret Maverick

    Bret Maverick said, over 1 year ago

    Videocassettes? Oh, I forgot. It’s Canada.

  3. Leo Autodidact

    Leo Autodidact said, over 1 year ago

    @Bret Maverick

    Don’t forget, It’s also about 20 years ago!

  4. psychlady

    psychlady said, over 1 year ago

    I hope people will still read. I prefer it because I can visualize the characters myself.

  5. mkdonly1

    mkdonly1 said, over 1 year ago

    Sad commentary……..but true :(

  6. goweeder

    goweeder GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    I was an avid reader many year ago — until my eyesight began to deteriorate. I wouldn’t be able to read this comic or read your comments without my
    laptop.

  7. Doctor Toon

    Doctor Toon GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    I’ve slowed down on reading, but still manage to read at least couple of books a month, the last 2 were over 600 pages each

  8. nemo5012

    nemo5012 said, over 1 year ago

    All I have to say is E-READERS . I have one and so does my wife I only have about fifty books on mine she has at least 3x that much. So many of them are free too . I also have a lot of bound, mostly paper back , books too.

  9. Macushlalondra

    Macushlalondra said, over 1 year ago

    I still read books and use our library all the time. But if I ever get an e-reader I will use it as well. Our library has e-books available.

  10. gaebie

    gaebie said, over 1 year ago

    Last week I was studying at our public library. The kids started coming for programs just like Ellie is talking about. It got so loud it forced me to leave.

  11. gaebie

    gaebie said, over 1 year ago

    And I am at the library twice a week. Yes people still take out a lot of books, it has not slacked down at all.
    .
    I always take out DVD’s of TV shows. I currently have out Fringe (season 4) Walking Dead (season 2) and Homeland.

  12. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    Lynn’s Notes:
    I received a number of complaints from librarians who thought I was trivializing their jobs by suggesting that anyone could just walk into a library and get hired. This story was based on the Dundas Public Library, which was always looking for volunteers. These complaints gave me reason to look into the credentials required to become a librarian and I was impressed by the qualifications required to achieve this difficult degree! As someone who loved literature and had even considered a writing career, I thought a volunteer position at the local library was a perfect fit for Elly Patterson.


    I have to tell you a story, here. I was on a book tour, travelling through the United States. I was checking into a hotel in Chicago when a group of people- mostly women, ran through the lobby, laughing uproariously and having a ball. “There’s a convention going on,” the clerk at the desk told me. “This is the noisiest, most party-loving group of people I have ever seen!” “Wow,” I replied. “Are they in sports? Theatre?” “No,” the young lady answered, “they’re librarians!”

  13. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    @SUSAN NEWMAN

    In case you did not see the previous two days. I apologize for mis reading one of your comments.

  14. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    Visualization is a natural part of reading. And despite what some preachers say it is good for you to be able to do so.

  15. Elsie Ross

    Elsie Ross said, over 1 year ago

    Librarians rock!!!

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