Monthly Archives: June 2009

Interview with Aravind Adiga

I really enjoyed Eleanor Wachtel’s June 21st interview with Aravind Adiga on Writers & Company.  Well, I always enjoy Writers & Company (not a big surprise, coming from a librarian), but this one was especially interesting.  Adiga is the author of The White Tiger, which won the 2008 Booker Prize.

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Borrowing from Laidlaw Library in the summer

For the most part Laidlaw Library does not lend books during the summer because the library is closed. But there are two exceptions:

  1. University College faculty & appointed staff: You are welcome to borrow any of our books during the summer. Just e-mail or call us with your request, and we will check the book(s) out to you and deliver them to your UC mailbox or UC office, usually within a couple of days.
  2. Other borrowers: Although we are closed, if there’s a book you need and we have the only available library copy on the St. George campus, please e-mail us or call, as we may be able to make a special exception and lend the book to you at a mutually convenient time.

We have a book return box just outside the library doors.