Why read?

The magic is lit by the reader ...
... And the listener ...
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Stories to read:

Roadkill published in the New Yorker

Mess published in Granta

Hazard published in Eighteen Bridges.

Red Ink published in Guernica


Stories to listen to:


Radio Essays to listen to:



What is a good read? 


Who needs stories?

Academic Studies

Students of literature should know why they read. But if they want to find out more about academic studies of Romesh Gunesekera's writing go to Critical Studies.

If you want to find out why reading is good for you, have a look at Rachel Grate's piece on Arts.Mic.