• Danie van der Merwe
    Alexander Chee’s Lovely Letter to Children About How Books Save Us - Books can be so many things to so many people

    “A book to me is like a friend, a shelter, advice, an argument with someone who cares enough to argue with me for a better answer than the one we both already have.”

    Chee tells the story of the singular role books played in his self-creation in his lovely contribution to A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (public library) — a labor of love eight years in the making, co...  more