Wednesday, September 30, 2009

My Personal Vision of Hell

From today's Boston Globe:
For nearly a century, the ornate library with the chandelier, fireplace, and wood-paneled walls has drawn students to its prized collection of classics, thousands of dust-covered tomes from Cicero to Twain.

The students who have long cherished the small library inside Dunster House, Harvard’s oldest dormitory, discovered a new feature there this week:



two brass bars stretching across nearly every shelf, making the books impossible to peruse.

Link to full article here.

6 comments:

Aaron Polson said...

Wow...kind of like my brother's room when I was a kid, except without the chandelier, fireplace, wood-paneled walls...okay, so nothing like my brother's room, but both are forbidden.

Brendan P. Myers said...

Hilarious, Aaron. Had brothers as well.

Natalie L. Sin said...

*gasp* They put the books in jail?

Brendan P. Myers said...

Heh. They're taking Banned Books Week a bit far, apparently.

Horror Girl said...

books as a forbidden drug. i like it.

Brendan P. Myers said...

Books . . . as forbidden drug.

If you don't write it, Samantha . . . I will!