Monthly Archives: March 2011

Battles over books

027.009 Library: An Unquiet History, by Matthew Battles (2003) This is, indeed, an unquiet history.  The aptly named Battles writes about centuries of conflict in the library world, from competing ideas about what libraries should be to episodes of book … Continue reading

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An embarrassment of 610s

My most recent foray to the library was in search of books on the senses.  I was recovering from a rather persistent cold, which left me so congested that I had very little sense of smell or taste.  For about … Continue reading

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