Author talks to SDSU-IV students about the joys of reading

Author David Ulin spoke to students at San Diego State University-Imperial Valley on March 13 on developing a love and a discipline for reading. COURTESY PHOTO

CALEXICO — Author David Ulin regards reading “an act contemplation” that, when practiced in a fast-moving world full of distractions, also becomes act of “resistance.”

Ulin, former book critic for the Los Angeles Times, visited San Diego State University-Imperial Valley students on March 13 to discuss the importance of reading and the process he went through while penning his book, “The Lost Art of Reading: Books and Resistance in a Troubled Time.”

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