Grolier Club

"Artists & Others: The Imaginative French Book in the 21st Century" at the Grolier Club

The Grolier Club is pleased to be the sole US venue for a presentation of French artists’ books from the remarkable Koopman Collection at the National Library of the Netherlands. The exhibition “Artists & Others: The Imaginative French Book in the 21st Century” is on view from June 1-July 30, 2016. Focusing on work designed and produced in the past 15 years, approximately 70 visually expressive books have been organized in six themes by curators Paul van Capelleveen and Sophie Ham. 

Have you noticed the uptick in Edgar Allan Poe-related news? The classic American author is getting more attention than the typical October coverage of Gothic literature, due to a major exhibit, a statue reveal, and several lectures and related events.

“Evermore: The Persistence of Poe” at the Grolier Club

The Grolier Club’s exhibition “Evermore: The Persistence of Poe” is devoted to one of the most influential authors of the nineteenth century, Edgar Allan Poe. On view from September 17 through November 22, “Evermore” showcases a wide array of materials drawn from Grolier member Susan Jaffe Tane’s personal collection, widely recognized as the finest Poe collection in private hands.

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The University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, was abuzz Thursday evening.  There were standing room only crowds and press milling about.  But none of this had to do with the Duke-Carolina basketball game about to