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The library book

2012
Books, Manuscripts
Famous writers tell us all about how libraries are used and why they're important. Using memoir, history, polemic and some short stories, The Library Book celebrates that place where they lend you books for free and the people who work there
Main title:
Imprint:
London Profile 2012
Collation:
180 p.
Contents:
This place will lend you books for free / James Brown -- Character building / Anita Anand -- The defence of the book / Julian Barnes -- The punk and Langside Library / Hardeep Singh Kohli -- The rules / Lucy Mangan -- Baffled at a bookcase / Alan Bennett -- The future of the library / Seth Godin -- Going to the dogs / Val McDermid -- I love libraries / Lionel Shriver -- Have you heard of Oscar Wilde? / Stephen Fry -- The secret life of libraries / Bella Bathurst -- The booksteps / China Mieville -- Alma Mater / Caitlin Moran -- The library of Babylon / Tom Holland -- A corner of St James's / Susan Hill -- It takes a library ... / Michael Brooks -- The magic threshold / Bali Rai -- Libraries rock! / Ann Cleeves -- The five-minute rule / Julie Myerson -- If you tolerate this ... / Nicky Wire -- Library life / Zadie Smith -- The lending library / Kate Mosse -- Fight for libraries as you do freedom / Karin Slaughter
ISBN:
9781781250051 (hbk)
Dewey class:
027 LIB
Local class:
027
Language:
English
BRN:
111433
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