Friday, June 25, 2010

Neil Gaiman says closing libraries would be 'a terrible mistake'

Neil Gaiman said librarians were "more important than ever" in the internet age.

His comments came as he received one of the world's most high profile literary award for children's books, the CILIP Carnegie Medal, for his novel The Graveyard Book.

Gaiman, 49, is the first person ever to have been awarded both Britain's Carnegie Medal and the US Newbery Medal – considered the two most important children's literary awards – for the same book.

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