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's fiction has appeared in 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, and elsewhere and nonfiction has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, The Negatives, Electric Literature, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He is the Deputy Editor of The Rumpus, holds an MA in English from Rutgers University, tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →