“I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.” – Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man
I listened to a story yesterday on National Public Radio about the 100th anniversary of Ralph Ellison’s birth. It made me think of home. If the opening paragraph of the book’s prologue is not one of the best ever written I don’t know what is. One of my favorites.
The Library is a recurring series on the books that confirm, challenge or otherwise inform the Peopled Places point of view.