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Within the 45 years that the Incunable era spanned, tens of thousands of books were printed. This meant that knowledge was suddenly available at a fraction of the cost of a handwritten book, which spurred literacy and furthermore challenged the power held by the church and ruling elite.
Edgar Allan Poe's grave site and memorial is not only a popular tourist spot in Baltimore it's also host to parties in Poe's honor every Hallowe'en and every year on the great poet's January 19th birthday. What's more, in...
What an amazing experience this must have been! An ambitious series of DJ sets closed out Monumenta 2012 in Paris on June 21... but what we're particularly impressed by from the videos and photos we've seen is how the...
Jim Hodges' Untitled was installed at the Barbara Gladstone Gallery in New York. The installation was comprised of four massive boulders melded with shiny colourful stainless steel, which has the effect of highlighting each rocks' unique curves and contours....
If you have found your way here (a blog by a journal-producing publishing company), we can assume you like books. Whether for journalling, creative writing or reading the works of others, books are a fundamental part of our society and...
The University of South Carolina's Thomas Cooper Library is the holder of probably the most comprehensive collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald-related materials. And probably because of the release of the new theatrical version of The Great Gatsby, they recently...
Just in time for Rembrandt’s birthday is the release of a new book, Stealing Rembrandts, about the numerous Rembrandt-related heists over the last half-century – and the picture the book paints of art thieves and art theft as a...
Art and culture lovers everywhere should be able to appreciate this: a 360-degree interactive panorama of Prague’s off-limits-to-the-public 868-year-old Strahov Monastery Library. This Hall is home to a 42,000-volume collection of “just about every important book available in central...
October is International School Library Month, an annual celebration whose connection to writing is obvious. After all, without libraries, how would people read your writing? School libraries, especially, are important in encouraging a love of writing and appreciation for the...
Tomorrow is International Museum Day, so what better place to visit on our Literary Landmarks tour than a museum dedicated to one of the most well known literary characters of all time? The Sherlock Holmes Museum, located at the...

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