Posted by: paultovell | August 24, 2009

Awful library books

I love all of those random, obscure books we find on our library shelves long after they should have been consigned to the litterbin of literature.  You know, the ones from public libraries that happily hang around for thirty years after their use-by date, like “Who’s Who in Early Hanoverian Britain”, which was an under-borrowed tome if ever I saw one.  But I’m delighted to find that there’s a blog celebrating these under-appreciated shelf-sitters:

http://awfullibrarybooks.wordpress.com/

Try imagining them before a Dragon’s Den-style panel of publishers: “I’ve had this great idea for a book…”

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