When so much of our politics is trying to manage this clash of cultures brought about by globalization and technology and migration, the role of stories to unify — as opposed to divide, to engage rather than to marginalize — is more important than ever.

via Transcript: President Obama on What Books Mean to Him – The New York Times
Thanks Kristen Twardowski for sharing this amazing interview. It really does provide insight into the man and the current state of our world.