The Importance of Books

President Obama reading “Where the Wild Things Are” to children at the White House in 2014. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times

 

Our outgoing President is an avid reader and writer, and has a few words to say about the importance of books in an interview with the New York Times’ renowned book critic, Michiko Kakutani:

 

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