Danish Sheikh, Lila Azam Zanganeh and Mridula Koshy in conversation with Rick Simonson


Danish Sheikh has co-authored Invisible Libraries which examines the role of bibliophilia and the future of libraries in an age when reading is threatened by technologies of distraction. Lila Azam Zanganeh serves on the Advisory Board of Libraries Without Borders. Well-known author Mridula Koshy works as a librarian with the Deepalaya Community Library Project for underprivileged children. Rick Simonson is a legendary bookseller of Seattleā€™s Elliott Bay Book Company, amongst the best Independent bookshops in the world. Together they speak in a session that celebrates the life of the mind and libraries, visible and virtual.