March 24th, 2015
Episode 225 of 1646 episodes
We've got used to hearing news of local libraries closing, but a new book explores the surprisingly innovative ways people have found to lend and borrow books. "Improbable Libraries" by Alex Johnson is a survey of the most unusual and intriguing libraries around the world. We speak to Alex Johnson and to Sara Wingate Gray who has travelled around North America and Europe with a library of 200 books in her rucksack.