Bookstores, Libraries, And The Comfort Factor

“As homey as a bookstore or local library branch might feel to you or me, they can make other people feel insecure, out-of-place and clueless. This is, of course, assuming that poor families have bookstores and libraries in their neighborhoods, and that it’s safe and easy for a child to walk to them alone.”

Source: Salon 06/02/10