Elvis, still reading.
Xiao Wen Ju reads.
Chinese sweetheart model Xiao Wen Ju reads in i-D’s Wise Up Issue, shining bright in a shoot by Scott Trindle and Erika Kurihara.
With her black hair and black eyes she looks like a super cute, 21st-century Audrey Hepburn from China, in colourful futuristic looks from pheasant-embroidered Proenza Schouler to purple-rosy Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière tiger stripes to a mandarin corset in jaguar polka dots by Ryan Lo.
Langston Hughes reads.
From The Negro Speaks of Rivers
I’ve known rivers:
I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the
flow of human blood in human veins.
My soul has grown deep like the rivers.
Moving, relatable, and frequently hilarious, Beverly Cleary’s stories have been captivating readers of all ages for over 60 years. From Ramona Quimby to Socks the Cat, her characters and the tales they inhabit are still going strong all these decades later. Here’s what you might not know about one of the world’s favorite children’s authors.
She was a librarian!