Lorrie Moore Considers Whether Reading Is Vital
Lorrie Moore has been contributing to The New Yorker since 1989. Her first story for the magazine, "You're Ugly, Too," was included in "The Best American Short Stories of the Century." She is the author of the story collections "Self-Help," "Like Life," and "Birds of America" and the novels "Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?," "Anagrams," and, most recently, "A Gate at the Stairs". Here she talks about how important is to read.