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Title The library book / Kate Mosse [and others].
Imprint London : Profile Books, 2012.

Subject Libraries.
Libraries and society.
Library users.
Alt Name Mosse, Kate, 1961-
Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Summary From Alan Bennett's Baffled at a Bookcase, to Lucy Mangan's Library Rules, famous writers tell us all about how libraries are used and why they're important.
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 [heart] libraries / Lionel Shriver -- Have you heard of Oscar Wilde? / Stephen Fry -- The secret life of libraries / Bella Bathurst -- The booksteps / China Miéville -- 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 -- Afterword : the reading agency / Miranda McKearney.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781847658401 (electronic bk.)
1847658407 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 784885362
Additional Format Print version: Bennett, Alan. Library Book. London : Profile, ©2012 9781781250051

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