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Unprofessional Behavior: Confessions of a Public Librarian
This unconventional, uncensored look at the world of unprivate libraries by the unabashed, unreluctant and certainly unconventional columnist for the Wilson Library Bulletin, presents uninhibited views that subvert the undeserved reputation of librarians as unsmiling, unresponsive bureaucrats. Sage advice in a light tone--and you will not be unamused by Gary Handmans uncan ...more
Hardcover, 201 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by McFarland & Company
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Will Manley is simply the funniest guy in the library world. Any librarian can relate to the things he says, from dealings with crazy patrons to dealing with crazy librarians. Read as many of his books as you can.
I enjoy Will's blog very much, but this book just fell flat in places for me because I wasn't sure if he was trying to be funny or trying to teach a lesson. I'd love to see an updated version of this where he talks about his retirement and volunteer work. ...more