The Rebellious Act of Reading, by Jesse Pineiro

“Reading books was my first act of rebellion. Literature has enabled me to be contrary, to be spontaneous and to be right. It has burned me and it has saved me, and I know that when I ask myself why I study literature the real answer is because I have no choice. My life is not possible without it.”

Link to the full piece in the Selkirk Sentinel by Selkirk College student Jesse Pineiro:

The Rebellious Act of Reading

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