A rare book from Boston’s Northeastern University archives has been selected for inclusion in an ‘illuminated manuscripts’ display. Northeastern’s contribution is a Dominican Prayer Book. The palm-sized book has over 500 pages in handwritten Latin. It shall be included in the “Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts
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Appalachian State University News reported today that the Rhinehart Rare Books and Special Collection Room at their Belk Library and Information Commons will be open to the general public Sunday, June 20 to celebrate it’s fifth anniversary celebration. This special collection is not usually open
Tomorrow, May 1st, 2010, is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!
Since 2002, the first Saturday in May has been celebrated as Free Comic Book Day in independent comic book stores internationally.
I am wrapped in thunder and delight, watching the flickering lightning, entranced at the window like a child on her birthday morning. Thunderstorms mean many things to me, but at this fine moment the rumble is repeating only one phrase: Wake up! Spring is coming!