Carol Besse and This I Believe

essayist Carol BesseEach week we’ll hear a new contemporary This I Believe essay - today from Carol Besse, the co-owner of Carmichael’s Bookstore in Louisville, Kentucky, which was named Publishers Weekly bookseller of the year in 2009. Besse grew up amid the anti-war protests and demonstrations of the 1960s. Looking around her now, with political corruption and economic inequality in our society, Besse believes we could use a little revolution today. Click here to read a transcript and to listen to the audio of her “This I Believe” essay.

Click here for guidelines to write and submit your own statement of beliefs.