Empire of the Word

TVO has begun broadcasting a fantastic four-part series on the book and literacy called "Empire of the Word." The narrator, Alberto Manguel, I saw speak at the CLA conference in Vancouver in 2008, and he lends his melodious voice to this informative series. I was particularly moved by the footage of the interior of the new library in Alexandria, and the last remaining scroll from the ancient library of Alexendria.
 
All four episodes will eventually be available to watch at:
 
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