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Mike Mullin
“A librarian can’t live by books alone, and I wouldn’t eat them if I could. Feel too much like cannibalism.”
Mike Mullin, Ashfall

Neil Gaiman
“Rule number one: Don't fuck with librarians.”
Neil Gaiman

Cory Doctorow
“We are the people of the book. We love our books. We fill our houses with books. We treasure books we inherit from our parents, and we cherish the idea of passing those books on to our children. Indeed, how many of us started reading with a beloved book that belonged to one of our parents? We force worthy books on our friends, and we insist that they read them. We even feel a weird kinship for the people we see on buses or airplanes reading our books, the books that we claim. If anyone tries to take away our books—some oppressive government, some censor gone off the rails—we would defend them with everything that we have. We know our tribespeople when we visit their homes because every wall is lined with books. There are teetering piles of books beside the bed and on the floor; there are masses of swollen paperbacks in the bathroom. Our books are us. They are our outboard memory banks and they contain the moral, intellectual, and imaginative influences that make us the people we are today.”
Cory Doctorow

Karen Joy Fowler
“When I run the world, librarians will be exempt from tragedy. Even their smaller sorrows will last only for as long as you can take out a book.”
Karen Joy Fowler, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Neil Gaiman
“Google can bring you back 100,000 answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one.”
Neil Gaiman

35146 Library Society of the World (LSW) — 92 members — last activity Jan 09, 2013 06:34AM
What are you reading? Open to all libraryfolk and library fans. Associated with the Library Society of the World, an ad hoc, anarchic, awesome and ope ...more
220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 121680 members — last activity 0 minutes ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more
25x33 Oberlin — 72 members — last activity Sep 30, 2011 11:12PM
For Obies past, present, and future.
18497 Library Juice Press and Litwin Books — 26 members — last activity May 10, 2009 05:49AM
Litwin Books publishes scholarly books about media, communication, libraries, and related historical topics, and through its Library Juice Press impri ...more
45212 History, Medicine, and Science: Nonfiction and Fiction — 1442 members — last activity Jan 03, 2021 02:28PM
Discussion about the fascinating stories of our scientific and medical past
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