The news of the discovery of book fragments on the Queen Anne’s Revenge – the flagship of the infamous Captain Blackbeard – has been making the rounds. The bits of pages were discovered in a sludge on the sunken ship and have been analyzed by
“The world is a fine place and worth fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.” * “All that need be said here about the new Hemingway novel can be said in relatively few words. For Whom the Bell Tolls is a tremendous
Jasna Zwimpfer writes about the cataloging of the books in a special collection at the University of Glasgow Library in their article “William Hunter’s Library: the Shapes of Books” “We consulted some of Hunter’s books in Special Collections to answer queries which emerged during our work.
Margaret Atwood is coming to Netflix with an adaptation of Alias Grace. We’re pleased with the trailer so far…take a look and let us know what you think! Sarah Gadon in ‘Alias Grace’/Image © Netflix Hot on the heels of Hulu’s success with the adaptation
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