My name is James (Jamie) LaRue. This is my personal website and blog. Links to the right go to most of my other online writings and interests (mobile users will need to view web version).
These days, I'm the director of the American Library Association' s Office for Intellectual Freedom. I'm also executive director and secretary of the Freedom to Read Foundation. See "About Me" for contact information.
Monday, August 13, 2012
I used to say our job is to gather, organize, and present to the public the intellectual content of our culture.
But lately I've been thinking about my grandmother, Mimi. There's a simpler and homelier construction: