Check out what I wrote in my blog: http://lunairereadings.blogspot.com/2011/09/proust-and-squid-maryanne-wolf.html
This is a very interesting book on how the interactions in the brain change with the act of reading and the act of learning how to read. It says that the brain needs to "slow down" a few milliseconds so we,human beings can meditate and "create" the world we live in. Failing in creations of these spaces for reflexion, results in unexpected outcomes and generally chaos in the world, as we are proved once and again. I liked the book and the way it discusses its argument and builds its results with a solid basis on history and biology. I really liked the way this author explains the point that is trying to defend....Continua
She clearly knows her field. But as much as she's read, or studied reading, that doesn't qualify her to write a book. Great facts, but she's not a writer.