Publisher: Belknap Pr
Published: May 3 2022
Height: 1.00 Width: 5.40 Depth: 8.20
A Wolfson History Prize Finalist
A New Statesman Book of the Year
A Sunday Times Book of the Year
--Philip Pullman If you care about books, and if you believe we must all stand up to the destruction of knowledge and cultural heritage, this is a brilliant read--both powerful and prescient.
--Sunday Times The sound of a warning vibrates through this book.
--The Guardian Essential reading for anyone concerned with libraries and what Ovenden outlines as their role in 'the support of democracy, the rule of law and open society.'
--Wall Street Journal Ovenden emphasizes that attacks on books, archives, and recorded information are the usual practice of authoritarian regimes.
--Michael Dirda, Washington Post