The Real Word - Episode One by LA Review of Books published on 2017-01-13T06:55:57Z Welcome to the first season of the Reading Opens Minds podcast, produced by the people behind the Reading Opens Minds non-profit, whose mission is "to promote literacy in at-risk communities through book clubs, empowering individuals, building relationships and inspiring hope." This podcast will follow a group of teenagers in Los Angeles, who will meet each week to discuss a book, their ideas and their lives. Like MTV’s The Real World, we hope to introduce you to a new generation. You will get to know these talented young men and women intimately as they tell their own stories through the books they read. Listen now to Episode One – "An Introduction"