Diane Asseo Griliches has photographed libraries all over the world, from the grand reading room in the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, to the humble remodeled train depot that serves as the library in Cleveland, Mississippi. Each exquisite photograph is accompanied by a charming and moving quotation from book lovers as diverse and Malcolm X, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Victor Hugo and King James I/VI of England and Scotland.
John gives an overview of the book:
Librarian and historian John Y. Cole has served the Library of Congress since 1966. In 1976, Librarian of Congress Daniel J. Boorstin named Cole chairman of a one-year Library of Congress Task Force on Goals, Organization, and Planning. When the Task Force's work ended in...