Reading as hospitality
My reading of Everything Sad is Untrue
When I teach people how to read spiritually, I begin with the guest-host relationship: you are sitting down before the author to receive his or her gift. Daniel Nayeri turns this relationship inside out in his YA novel Everything Sad is Untrue: the reader is the host and the writer is the guest. Near the beginning of the book, Nayeri makes this relation…
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