March 20, 2013

25 writers on the importance of libraries

After British children’s author Terry Deary — best known for his Horrible Histories series and controversial chatter about the nation’s school systems — told the Guardian he thinks libraries “have had their day”, Flavorwire - Flavorpill Productions blog covering cultural events, art, books, music and world news - gathered a few passionate statements from 20 writers that emphasize why libraries aren’t “sentimental” institutions. See what Neil Gaiman, Judy Blume, Ray Bradbury, and other writers have to contribute to the conversation from this link.

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