Sleeping in the Stacks

November 9, 2013

It’s not surprising when a graduate student claims to “live in the library,” but an NYU student really does live in the university’s Elmer Holmes Bobst Library. For only $225 a semester, the student rents library cubbies instead of an apartment. The idea isn’t as crazy as it sounds, though, but is a response to the skyrocketing rent in the neighborhood.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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