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Reading with the Stars: A Celebration of Books and Libraries

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edited by Leonard Kniffel ISBN-13: 9780838935989 168 pages 
 5½ x 8¼ 
 2011

American Libraries editor in chief Leonard Kniffel offers a compelling collection of interviews with prominent figures—all of whom have special connections to libraries. From President Barack Obama to actress Julie Andrews; from basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to former First Lady and librarian Laura Bush and many others, stars of literature, politics, entertainment, and the public arena speak with Kniffel about the ways libraries have been critical in their lives. Other highlights of this delightful volume 

  • TV icon Oprah Winfrey talks about library books as "her pass to personal freedom" 
  • Hard-boiled wordsmith David Mamet claims the public library as his "alma mater" 
  • Software mogul Bill Gates discusses his groundbreaking library computerization project and why he feels libraries are an important focus of his investment
  • Former Vice President Al Gore addresses the "information ecosystem," including how libraries contribute to the informed citizenry that's required to manage today's challenges 

With plenty to engage library advocates as well as casual readers, Reading with the Stars offers proof positive that libraries and librarians continue to perform vital services and hold a place of honor.

Sku: 9780838935989
Vendor: ALA Editions

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