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Gabriel García Márquez’s Archives Now Online

University of Texas bought Gabriel García Márquez’s archive in 2014, and the Harry Ransom Center in Austin has now released the complete digitized collection. This includes rough drafts and manuscripts, unpublished work, notes, letters, and an audio recording of García Márquez’s Nobel

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First Major Exhibit on Cornell University Witchcraft Collection

Out of the personal library of Cornell University’s cofounder Andrew Dickson White came the Cornell University Witchcraft Collection, which holds over 3,000 objects on superstition and witchcraft in Europe, mostly acquired in the 1880s. “He was interested in people on the margin and the

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This is what a 16th century e-reader looked like

It’s easy to take thousands of books on holiday with you these days thanks to the e-reader, a device that can store enough books to keep you reading for months. E-readers are especially great for people who like to read

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Obama’s Secret to Surviving the White House Years: Books (click photo for link to article)

In this January 16th article by MICHIKO KAKUTANI from the New York Times, President Obama talks about his vice (books) he uses to deal with the aggravation, confusion, hardship, and the enormous pressure of being the President of the United States of America.

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