Blaine Waterman (
Wed, 7 Aug 2002 09:13:16 -0700 (PDT)

This rhetoric strikes me as both overheated and unfair. Nicholson Baker
never met a book he didn't want to keep. In the real world, librarians have
to make real choices given limited space, budgets, and staffing.


At 06:50 AM 8/7/02 -0700, you wrote:
>This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

> I have to commend Ball for making this film. As the destruction at the
>San Francisco Public Library revealed so well, there are many people,
>including librarians, who are committing true intellectual treason.

Blaine Waterman
Audiovisual Center Librarian
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street SF, CA 94102
415-557-4461; fax 415-557-4424