Improbable Press Blog — Speak for Yourself
Speak for Yourself…Speak. For. Yourself.
Atlin Merrick Speak for Yourself
By Atlin Merrick I visited the Long Room in Trinity College Dublin recently.Look at that photo. Imagine being in this room that contains 200,000 books, a single example of every book published in Ireland and Britain between 1801 and about 1880. While Jane Austen is there in that room, while the Brontës are there too you know, you know that most of the voices in that beautiful room, bound inside covers of gold-stamped leather, are the voices of men, as are every one of the fifty-one busts lining its 65 metres.In that library and libraries the world over men of...