There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.– Joseph Brodsky (via bookstorecouture)
A fierce paradox exists at the heart of every school system. A society needs to...– Manguel, Alberto. 2010. A reader on reading. New Haven, [Conn.]: Yale University Press, p. 161.
I’m no Luddite, and the fact is if you know what you want in out-of-print books,...– William S. Reese, Books in Hard Times
Where is human nature so weak as in a book store?– Henry Ward Beecher via The Writer’s Almanac (via thelifeguardlibrarian)
Librarians in the U.S. from 1880-2009 →
Why Preserve Books? The New Physical Archive of... →
Sounds like Brewster Kahle has his head on straight about digitization- bravo, Internet Archive!
Art History is Actually Hilarious →
Libraries are already, naturally, a part of the safety net, because they empower...– Libraries are Part of the Safety Net — No Wonder Governments Hate Them - COLORLINES (via rachelfershleiser)