March 26, 2016

The Top Five Businesses That Promote Literature (Forbes)

By Christopher B. Nelson

Most days, the only reading many of us seem to get done at the office is scanning the contents of a never-ending inbox. We read in snippets, skimming a New York Times article on our phones while eating lunch at our desks or glancing at a bullet-point list of the latest advice for managers. The ideas we take in, and by extension our own thoughts, become small, cramped. We're starting to expect information to come to us at the rate of 140 characters at a time.

As an antidote to our shrinking attention spans, some innovative businesses have begun to remind us that incorporating literature into our daily routines exposes us to different points of view, encourages deeper conversations and brings beauty to our environment. The following five organizations are now going out of their way to reconnect us with great books and big ideas.

Read the full article at Forbes.

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