So I just took part in a World Book Night give away and poetry reading. Two local poets were givers – one had Carol Ann Duffy’s ‘The World’s Wife‘ , the other Seamus Heaney’s ‘New Selected Poems‘. We had a small but happy crowd, and the poetry seemed to be well received – as were the books, some of which were earlier handed out at the train station and some going to the local prison.
Books are like, really good so it is great that some people who didn’t have some now do. If only there was a place you could go and borrow books without having to pay for them – they are expensive after all – and then return them when you were done. Oh wait, there is! Libraries….