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Reading Not for Granted

A haiku using #pacify

A side-view of a young person with an open book on their lap reading while sitting atop a pile of books stacked into a few steps.
Photo by Gaelle Marcel on Unsplash

I’m used to big comprehensive libraries, but abroad, it’s not necessarily the case — especially in Asia. It’s limited. Recent and classic book titles, NYT bestsellers, and certain controversial works are not necessarily available for borrowing. Thus, you resort to buying them online as an import or just live without them — not access them at all.

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