Bible vs. Kindle

From the Metropolitan Diary column of the New York Times, Monday, April 26, 2010:

Dear Diary,

Emerging from the subway at 96th and Broadway, I heard the familiar sound of a man preaching from a Bible.  Some things never change.

But the Bible caught my eye — it was thinner than usual.  The man was preaching from a [...]

Like a vegetarian working at a butcher shop …

Every once in a while there’s an article or cartoon in the paper that has special appeal to readers; here’s one from The New York Times “Metropolitan Diary” column of July 6, 2009.  Submitted by John Wasley:

Dear Diary,

Recently, I was at the Brooklyn Public Library returning books.  Suddenly, the young woman checking in the borrowed [...]