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Stuck Between Two Impossible Libraries

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“Every librarian, every book collector, finds him or herself between these two mythical places—the Perfect Library of God and the Infinite Library of Babel, the one transcribed by Jerome, the other by Borges.” At Lapham’s Quarterly, a beautiful meditation on libraries, God, St. Jerome and Borges — and at the same a pithy diagnosis of […]

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