|

Author Jay Griffiths: ‘I Was Startled To See’ My Book Used As A ‘Shield’ In Protests

guardian.co.uk:

It’s a very strange thing to watch a policeman take a truncheon to a book — particularly when that book is giant-sized and being used as a shield. On yesterday’s student demonstrations, amid the smoke, fires and police horse charges, one group of students in the vanguard had made mock-ups of various books, including Brave New World, works by Ruskin, Joyce, Adorno, Ivan Illich and my own book, Pip Pip.

Read the whole story: guardian.co.uk


Get HuffPost Books On
Twitter and Facebook!

The breaking news, Author Jay Griffiths: ‘I Was Startled To See’ My Book Used As A ‘Shield’ In Protests quoted from Latest News on HuffPost

Short URL: http://www.usnews9.com/?p=3957

Posted by on Dec 17 2010. Filed under Blog. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Recently Commented

  • James Mitchell: Oakland raid is latest in Occupy camp crackdowns
  • tatwizard: BLVCK FRIDAY 11252011 ALL BLACK EVERYTHING DJWIZZKIDD amp; DJVISION_ BURNIN RUBBER ON NIGGAS
  • Peter Occupy Austin: RT steveweinstein: Thousands of Riot Cops Descend on Occupy Oakland, 32 Arrested, But No...
  • Justin Bieber: Griffin iTrip FM Transmitter for iPod and iPhone: Black Friday Griffin iTrip FM Transmitter for iPod...
  • Austin Kinney: RT cavewallshadows: