Larkin about

More Larkinalia in the form of letters have been released today at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/philip-larkin/.

Larkin for those unsure was a noted British university librarian, who had the first computerised catalogue in Europe…

September 23 1954

30 Elmwood Avenue, Belfast

 […] The Librarianship of Hull is vacant: sounds not a bad place in many ways, but do I want a headship? Damned if I think I do. Member of senate … Committees … all that rubbish. Branch librarian of Bridport is more my line, really. I wonder if I shd ever have the courage to do anything like that? […]

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