Why Reading Matters
The Author Imprint team went to the 2017 National Book Foundation conference "Why Reading Matters." We asked speakers, staff, and audience members why reading is important to them.
>> Reading matters to me because
it makes my world bigger.
>> Especially as a kid, it was a
way for me to -- to feel
connected and to feel like I had
a -- I had a voice and a place
in the world.
>> It's the way me and my family
All the conversations we have
are about books.
It's honestly, like, the pillar
of my life.
>> It's just very important for
me to learn and to become more
aware of my world.
>> It just brings me -- brings
me somewhere else, to -- to,
like, a whole different zone,
which is so fun.
I mean, it's like -- it's like
going on vacation.
>> Reading can matter because
it's the first time, maybe, that
somebody will see a version of
themselves that they haven't yet
seen in the world.
>> I believe it's freedom.
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