My dad has often lamented the scene he sees whenever he goes out to a
restaurant. It is inevitable that a nearby table of two or more diners will
all be sitting in rapt silence, staring into small lit screens of smart
phones and not engaging in conversation at all. Or rather, conversation
with the fellow diners—for all he knows, they could be communicating with
others, maybe at other restaurants.
It's amusing to note that this isn't a modern phenomenon.
Obligatory Biased Shilling
Pen, behaving badly.
In his first collection of short stories,
Sean Hoade takes readers where they might not want to go … but
which they'll love once they get there.
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