This post from the Berkeley Library News celebrates the university’s third annual “Edible Book Festival” bringing together the two things that librarians love the most; food and books.
(Photo by Jami Smith for the UC Berkeley Library)
In order to submit a festival entry, participants are called on to “translate a beloved text into an edible delight… in a fun, lighthearted way.” And as the festival opened, some 16 brave souls had taken up the challenge and submitted a variety of clever entries “including The Tails of Two Kitties, a chocolate-frosted masterpiece; Tart of Darkness, a heart of greens atop a savory spread; and The Communist Antipasto, a salami-bound tome filled with pages of cheese…”
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.