First reviews for Libraries amid Protest

Today, the first two reviews of the book crossed my social media feed. I am elated that these reviewers took the time to read the book and to write so thoughtfully about it. From Cherilyn Elston in Full Stop: “What is original about LIBRARIES AMID PROTEST is Frances’ decision to foreground the library not as…

Libraries amid Protest now available

I am so pleased to tell you that my book, Libraries amid Protest, is now available through the University of Massachusetts Press. To the activists and librarians who shared their stories: thank you. The work you’re doing matters a great deal.

New class! ENGL 390.01, Libraries & Communities*

Please join us in exploring the benefits and controversies that libraries bring to their respective communities. We will address public and university libraries, but we will also spend considerable time investigating “outsider” libraries. These include the Underpass Library under a Canada freeway, the BiblioBurro delivering books by donkey in Chile, and the trash library built…

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