A Three-Wheeled Library


Retired school teacher Antonio La Cava thought up an innovative way to bring the books he loves to children in remote Italian villages. He bought an Ape motorbike and hand-built a portable library. He travels around southern Italy in his ‘Bibliomotocarro,’ sharing his books.

Ian MacAllen is the Rumpus Deputy Editor and founder of English Kills Review an online literary magazine focused on books, authors, and New York City. His writing has appeared in Joyland Magazine, The Billfold, Fiction Advocate, Electric Cereal, Thought Catalog, and io9. He holds a Master’s Degree in English from Rutgers University and lives in Brooklyn. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →