british library

June 14, 2015
On June 26, the British Library will host "The Written Heritage of Mankind in Peril: Theft, Retrieval, Sale and Restitution of rare books, maps and manuscripts," a conference focused on the illegal tr
October 31, 2014
Children around the globe are no doubt rejoicing that Halloween falls on a Friday this year, giving them ample time to indulge in sugar-coated treats.
July 16, 2013
This week, the British Library

announced that for t
October 3, 2012
The British Library is delighted to host Jack Kerouac’s 120-foot manuscript scroll of On the Road in London for the first time as part of a
July 14, 2011
The British Library has announced an ambitious fundraising campaign to acquire the St Cuthbert Gospel for the nation.
May 11, 2011
The British Library’s major new exhibition Out of this World: Science Fiction but not as you know it reveals the imaginary worlds of the Brontë children. 
July 22, 2010
One of the enduring images of journalists ‘hard at work’ over a substantial meal followed by champagne and cigars has filtered down to us from Punch magazine in the mid-19th century, when weekly dinne
May 26, 2010
From yesterday's Guardian newspaper, an audio slideshow about publishing from Allen Lane
April 29, 2010
Opening on 30 April 2010, Magnificent Maps: Power, Propaganda and Art offers a rare chance to see an unrivalled collection of cartographic masterpieces