The brilliant Zadie Smith on libraries

BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’
Zadie Smith : essay on importance of community libraries

http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9439000/9439821.stm

THE GUARDIAN : 30th March
Zadie Smith joins campaign to save her local library

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/mar/30/zadie-smith-public-library-campaign?INTCMP=SRCH

and a more jaundiced view:

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 30th March
Andrew Knowles : Zadie Smith likes libraries. So she thinks
everyone else should be forced to pay for them

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/danielknowles/100081840/zadie-smith-likes-libraries-so-she-thinks-everyone-else-should-be-forced-to-pay-for-them/

and more:

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 30th March
BBC criticised for bias over Zadie Smith’s R4 broadcast

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/8416166/BBC-criticised-for-bias-over-Zadie-Smiths-R4-broadcast.html

New Statesman : 30th March
Zadie Smith speaks out in defence of libraries – and a Tory spokesman responds.

http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/cultural-capital/2011/03/libraries-zadie-smith

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