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Bring Back the Serialized Novel

Hillary Kelly writesIn 1847, an English cleaning woman was extremely excited to learn that the boy lodging in her employer’s house was “the son of the man that put together Dombey” — that is, the son of… 948 more words

Art & Culture

Murals Exhibit

Today we want to introduce our new exhibit in the Tucson Reading Room.

These photographs feature murals around Tucson. Photographer Sandy Smith has captured the vibrant street art scene in Tucson from the 1970s to the 1990s through beautiful images now on display in the Library at the Arizona History Museum in Tucson. 19 more words


Madeleine L’Engle’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’: Unpublished Passages Give Fresh Insight

Madeleine L’Engle’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ has sold 14 million copies since its publication in 1962. Now, a never-before-seen passage cut from an early draft is shedding surprising light on the author’s political philosophy. 1,108 more words
Art & Culture

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch is one of the most popular actors in today’s Britain. He is best-known for starring in The Imitation Game (2014) and the TV series… 424 more words

Reading Room

Hillsdale College Celebrates Winston Churchill Day: 8-Volume Biography, Free Download

Hillsdale College will celebrate Churchill Day on April 9th, the anniversary of Sir Winston S. Churchill being named an honorary U.S. citizen in 1963.

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Reading Room: A Space with a difference

Launched on 5th February 2015, the Reading Room is the latest addition to the Welcome Collection on Euston Road. Not just new to the Wellcome Collection but new to London as well. 335 more words