Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper

👤 Philip Conford  
  Book review
Nicholson Baker London: Vintage books, 2002, pb, £7.99   See note (1) In the third voyage of Gulliver’s Travels, Swift describes a visit to the Academy of Lagado, where ‘Projectors’ work at bizarre schemes like making silk from spiders’ webs. Whenever they meet problems, rather than admitting the futility of their efforts they clamour for ... Read more
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