You’re self-educated, aren’t you?
Yes, I am. I’m completely library educated. I’ve never been to college.
Or, as Victor Hugo said: “A library implies an act of faith which generations, still in darkness hid, sign in their night in witness of the dawn.”
…A little bit of subtle advocacy never hurt – at least in the name of something as noble as Libraries.
One recent tweet that caught my eye:
Imagine libraries don’t exist yet. Now imagine proposing the idea oflibraries to the American government as it now functions. Nolibraries.
Meanwhile…from around the web – scanning great book blogs and book news sites:
DRM Lawsuit Filed By Independent Bookstores Against Amazon, ‘Big Six’ Publishers ~ ~ The Indies claim that …”…by entering into confidential agreements with the Big Six publishers, who control approximately 60 percent of print book revenue in the U.S., Amazon has created a monopoly in the marketplace that is designed to control prices and destroy independent booksellers.”
…but then on a lighter note: After Sylvia Plath’s ‘The Bell Jar’, Three More Feminist Classics Get The Chick-Lit Treatment (PICTURES)
Finding A Path For Pakistan At The Karachi Literature Festival
~~~…”…The most prominent Pakistani novelists to emerge in recent years have made their country’s crisis central to their art…”
Announcing the 2012 L.A. Times Book Prize finalists ~~ More buzz continues to build for the staggering work of Katherine Boo: Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
And then, how about for fun:
I wish I could meet …, the literary edition ~~I’d love to meet Atticus Fitch or Dean Moriarty… Holden Caulfield?-or John Galt? Maybe not so much. But then?