Originally published at: https://library.hrmtc.com/2019/08/08/so-what-is-the-nature-of-this-library-what-function-does-it-serve-other-than-being-a-filing-system-for-books-what-to-use-the-phrase-beloved-of-cultural-criticism-does-it-say-about-me-and-to-whom/
So what is the nature of this library? What function does it serve other than being a filing system for books? What, to use the phrase beloved of cultural criticism, does it say about me, and to whom is it addressing this message?
Linda Grant, I Murdered My Library