Submitter: Look at that head of hair! Neil Diamond has taken on a new legend here in Boston. Sweet Caroline is played at every Red Sox game. Kids in New England do know who he is. Elsewhere around the country, probably not. It might make sense for a local library here to have a juvenile bio on him. With that said, I would hope [they] would have a more updated history on him.
Holly: Sure, libraries in the Boston area probably do have Neil Diamond biographies. Libraries in Brooklyn might too, since that’s his birthplace. In fact, he’s still popular nationwide, and actively performing and recording, so he’s not a horrible choice for a public library anywhere (though more likely of interest to adults than children). I, too, hope that libraries sporting Neil Diamond books have something more current than this. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but he doesn’t look like the cover of this book anymore. Still a handsome fella, mind you, but not quite as much hair.