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Photo Essay: 16th Annual National Book Festival

Book lovers young and old, man and woman, solo or with friends, flocked from across the United States to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Saturday Sept. 528 more words


Six People Killed By Police Part Two

There was a feature published here Thursday, Six People Killed By Police. After a bit of digging, the “reciepts” turned up. Four of the deceased were white. 429 more words

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Living Legends Chosen by the Library of Congress

Established during its Bicentennial celebration in 2000, the Library of Congress’ “Living Legend” honor is awarded by the Library’s curators and subject specialists to honor artists, writers, activists, filmmakers, physicians, entertainers, sports figures and public servants who have “made significant contributions to America’s diverse cultural, scientific and social heritage. 257 more words


Library of Congress Awards Robinson Fiction Prize

Library of Congress honoring my thesis advisor, #MarilynneRobinson.

NB: serving as thesis advisor does ≠ enjoying advisee's work. #alas https://t.co/qZYcloX7mi

— Dale Marlowe (@stevemarlowe) …

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The Pseudo-Librarian, the Priest & Her Wardrobe

1963. Open my wardrobe and what do you see?

Brown courdouroy smocked dress and white puffy blouse. Navy blue polka dot shift and striped Danskins. Parochial school uniform and Peter Pan collars. 583 more words

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The Golden Calf

When PG was a kid in sunday school, he heard about the the golden calf. It turns out that, splendid allegory aside, he didn’t really know much about the story. 720 more words


First Female Library of Congress Librarian all about advocacy

Already totally in love with the new head of the world’s largest library, Carla Hayden. Here are two of her quotes from the interview that I posted below: 97 more words

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