Alan Johnstone’s article The Looting of a 16th Century Library in An article in the BBC News Magazine tells how thousands of rare volumes were looted from one of Italy’s oldest libraries by a gang of thieves that included the librarian himself. Book-lovers from around the world are aiding in the recovery. The full article can be read here. Thanks to Karin K for the link.
Quotable"No place is as totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest." - Lady Bird Johnson