What could more thrill the heart of either a librarian or one’s inner Hermione than this tale of a gem found in a dusty rare book room? This NY Times story is about more than finding a rarity in Brown University’s Library dungeons. The author knows how to write about someone who loves books, and captures the texture and imagination of “life in the stacks.”
On more Library-related notes, how did you feel when you entered the Library on Pottermore? What more do you wish you could do there? I for one would love to be able to pull down books from the shelves–say, Hogwarts: A History–and be able to leaf through a few pages to find out some magical details that Prof. Binns didn’t tell us….
And what are your favorite “Library moments” in any of the Harry Potter novels?