Librarians: more than you think…

CoverGood librarians. How quaint…

I bet you’re imagining quiet people dressed in cute floral overcoats (called “smocks” by the way), eating cheese and discussing whether Dewey really got it right…

Don’t be fooled! This is merely a cover, a ruse to make you think that’s all librarians do.

Want to know the truth? Well, I can’t tell you. It would mean your certain death (and no, not from boredom!)

But if you really want to delve into the danger, intrigue and utter ridiculousness of super librarians saving the world, start here…

3 thoughts on “Librarians: more than you think…

  1. Helen Lowe 1 December 2010 / 8:17 am

    Perhaps you should add China Mieville’s “Un Lun Dun”–a story in which abseiling librarians feature …

    • zackids 1 December 2010 / 12:50 pm

      I loved Un Lun Dun! It was really quirky but didn’t get very good reviews.

  2. sweet pea 1 December 2010 / 10:17 am

    … and then there’s “This book is overdue! : how librarians and cybrarians can save us all” by Johnson, Marilyn.

    Or try “Revolting librarians redux : radical librarians speak out” edited by Katia Roberto.

    Or try “Library confidential : oddballs, geeks, and gangstas in the public library” by Don Borchett.

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