You get to feel things, visit places and worlds you would never otherwise know. You learn that everyone else out there is a me, as well. You’re being someone else, and when you return to your own world, you’re going to be slightly changed…You’re also finding out something as you read vitally important for making your way in the world. And it’s this: The world doesn’t have to be like this. Things can be different.
Neil Gaiman on why our future depends on reading, libraries, and daydreaming, in The Guardian
(We just released a new print of fantasy books featuring a Gaiman classic at the top of the stack!)