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Seaking of Libraries

In case you are unaware of it, the following URL will tell you how many libraries (names and locations included) have stocked your book -- as well as how many have stocked your neighbor's.


And the current NEW YORKER -- that's the one with Sen, and Mrs. Obama on the cover -- has a wonderful article by Jill Lepore about STUART LITTLE and the efforts of Anne Carroll Moore, New York City's superintendent of children's literature, to protect her charges from it.  It's a delightful tale of canons, censorship, and the shifts of taste and time.

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Thanks for the site.  Interesting to see what got bought and where, and I only checked out California for a few of my books.  Thank you!

And yes, great essay.  I had no idea she'd gotten her knickers in such a twist.


  Jessica Barksdale Inclan www.jessicabarksdaleinclan.com

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No need to roam the stacks

That is an interesting site - thanks.

 My closest library is due a phone call.

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Fascinating--and a great

Fascinating--and a great tool.  Thanks!  I actually found my not-yet-released book listed at the Library of Congress:-)



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Now That's a Cool Cat

Thanks for sharing this site, Bob. The WorldCat is a very cool cat indeed. 

 Take care,


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English grammar and dirty jokes in the Cairo library?

Thanks for sharing this site. Interesting to wonder what I might have said when writing "Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies" had you told me it would end up in the Cairo library.

I probably would have cut back a bit on the Beavis & Buttheadesque humor. 

Shukran, Egypt.