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Yes, people still read actual physical paper books on public transportation. We bothered a few of them to see what they chose to read instead of scrolling through social media sites like everyone else on the Metro. Thanks to these book lovers for putting down their books for a few minutes.

Photos by Tam Sackman

Reading on Metro

 

Name: Taina

What are you reading? Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Why are you reading what you’re reading? It’s a light, easy read. Kind of a fun page turner.

Reading on Metro

 

Name: Matthew

What are you reading? The Art of the Personal Essay by Phillip Lopate

Why are you reading what you’re reading? I have to for AP English. I just started so right now I guess it’s good.

Reading on Metro

 

Name: Amy

What are you reading? Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Why are you reading what you’re reading? It’s an escape. Really good chick lit. I wish I was reading my own book when you came up to me.

*Amy wrote a book. I forgot to ask her what her book was about. If you see Amy, ask her what her book is about.

 

 

Reading on Metro

Name: Natasha

What are you reading? Room by Emma Donoghue

Why are you reading what you’re reading? I heard a lot about it from friends and it’s being made into a movie so I wanted to see what the fuss was all about.

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