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Thursday, 27 January 2011

Philip Pullman on the importance of libraries

Read this: it's beautiful (I'll forgive him the reference to the library of Alexandria...) and relevant wherever you live.  We need more speeches like this from people in influential positions.  In the comments, there is the inevitable buffoon who believes the nonsense about the cuts all being necessary because of the Labour government, so some more speeches about why this IS nonsense are probably even more necessary.