Are you missing the opportunity to visit your library in the current virus lockdown?
Try listening to this 7 minute article on what you’re missing, by Umberto Eco, writing somehow despite having his tongue firmly in his cheek. The essay “How to Organize a Public Library” is selected and read by Booktube creator Shawn D Standfast.
It is hilarious – but one or two items ring alarmingly true….
A chilling statement about bureaucracy
At the end, the reader says it is humorous and hilarious – a satire/joke. It was written “tongue in cheek”. So perhaps you can listen again and enjoy it as the ridiculous story it was intended to be. I love libraries.
Oops, caught out. Didn’t listen to the end! I also love libraries