(24 Oct 2021) Ever go hunting for a book without quite remembering the title? Perhaps you’ve gone to a library counter and declared, “There’s this book, and it’s called, um,” and then uttered something ridiculous. And at one library in Japan, the librarians are writing those down. And now they’ve put them in a book.
The Fukui Prefectural Library in the city of Fukui has been noting misremembered book titles and publishing them — along with the volumes’ correct titles — on their website since 2007. That and the collection, published on Oct. 20, are intended to make people more aware that the library can track down that foggily recalled title for you, and as hints for finding them on your own.
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