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The books we are ashamed to have read

December 4th, 2015

Episode 742 of 1270 episodes

Librarians in Japan are furious that a newspaper has published the school library record of one of the country's best known authors, Haruki Murakami. Presenter Sarah Montague asked president of the Society of Chief Librarians, Ciara Eastell, and former winner of the Guardian children’s fiction prize, Kevin Crossley-Holland, what the ethical ramifications of divulging such records might be and if there were any books they were embarrassed to have read when they were younger.