"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of a library," said Jorge Luis Borges. Today's Google Doodle honors Borges' 112th birthday. Borges, a librarian like me, is known for his literary surrealism. I am trying to channel Borges and other Latin American writers with my memoir-in-progress Magical Realism for Non-Believers.

Here's to Borges and to magical realists and librarians everywhere!