I thought you'd be interested to see the book sale shelf at my local public library:
These books have been sitting untouched for 8 weeks. Your attempts to legitimize the Church of Scientology by inundating public library collections with your founder's poorly written science fiction oeuvre, has failed. People are increasingly aware that Scientology is an evil, mind-control cult.
Here's what you didn't take into account:
- librarians are generally savvy about trends in pop culture which heavily influence their patrons' tastes and interests. Translation: librarians are well-educated and know about L. Ron, Tom Cruise, and David Miscavige and aren't going to be pawns in your silly PR game, and
- public libraries don't have an infinite amount of room. They're not going to give up a chunk of shelf space to books that are never going to be checked out. The only people who
Our librarian did enter one single L. Ron tome into the collection. It's proving much less popular than Janet Reitman's Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion. Oooh. That's gotta sting, huh?