A library in the middle of a community is a cross between an emergency exit, a life raft and a festival. They are cathedrals of the mind; hospitals of the soul; theme parks of the imagination. On a cold, rainy island, they are the only sheltered public spaces where you are not a consumer, but a citizen, instead. - Caitlin Moran
Science Fiction eBooks: Now Available for Kindle! by Thomas Knowlton - If you missed the big news, The New York Public Library now offers free ebooks for your Kindle! To celebrate, I've put together a somewhat exhaustive list of science fiction ebook titles to make it easy to browse them at a glance. Click to go directly to any author: Douglas Adams, Isaac Asimov, Philip K. Dick, China Miéville, Kim Stanley Robinson, Neal Stephenson, Vladimir Sorokin, and Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Need help?
As Publishing Industry Courts China, Authors Speak Out Against Censorship
"As Publishing Industry Courts China, Authors Speak Out Against Censorship" by Lynn Neary via NPR | 05-28-2015 Protesters gathered on the steps of the New York Public Library on Wednesday to show support for silenced Chinese writers.