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Rankin donates literary archive to National Library of Scotland

Ian Rankin has donated his literary archive, including correspondence with authors like J K Rowling, Iain Banks and Ruth Rendell, to the National Library of Scotland. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-23 15:07:11 UTC ]
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Six questions for...the National Library of Wales' Pedr ap Llwyd

Pedr ap Llwyd, chief executive and librarian of the National Library of Wales, shares his thoughts on the Welsh book trade and the library's future plans. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From Madonna's Sex to Lady Chatterley: inside the Bodleian's explicit book club

Created at the height of Victorian prudishness, the Bodleian Library’s Phi collection was designed to protect young minds from ‘immoral’ books. More than a century later, they’re going on display for the first timeLibraries today take a dim view of censorship. They are places where knowledge is... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Serbia’s National Library in Cultural Partnership With Sharjah Book Authority

From Gulf News: Aimed at cross-promotion of each other's cultural initiatives, the new Serbia-Sharjah agreement will come into play at book fairs. The post Serbia’s National Library in Cultural Partnership With Sharjah Book Authority appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Muriel Spark's centenary to be marked by string of events

The National Library of Scotland and Creative Scotland are celebrating 100 years since the birth of Scottish writer Muriel Spark with a range of literary and cultural events, including a major exhibition, an international academic conference at the University of Glasgow, two BBC documentaries... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Series of Brazil Books Expanded by New London Librarium

With funding from the National Library of Brazil, a small publisher announces more titles in its series of books on Brazilian culture and issues. The post Series of Brazil Books Expanded by New London Librarium appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MacDonald named first Scots Scriever

Hamish MacDonald has been appointed as the first Scots Scriever. The role, a two-year residency at the National Library of Scotland supported with funding from Creative Scotland, will involve producing original creative work in Scots, its variants and dialects, across any art-form, as well as... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library secures early printed books

Two of the first ever books to be printed in Scotland have been bought from private ownership by the National Library of Scotland. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2014-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holiday book gift guide: Coffee table

The Library A World History James W.P. Campbell and Will Pryce University of Chicago Press, $75 Sneak inside 85 of the world's greatest libraries in 21 countries, from the National Library of China to the Altenburg Abbey in Austria.     Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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