speical collections

The new exhibition Writing in Times of Conflict at the Senate House Library, University of London, in Bloomsbury, looks at how writers have worked towards peace in their work over the last 100 years. Using examples from the library’s own collection, the works are divided into four sections: Writing for Peace, Writing in Wartime, Writing from Exile, and Writing in Protest.

A Love Affair with Books at the CA Book Fair

PASADENA, Calif. (January 2012) - Exploring the avid pursuits of collectors past and present, the California International Antiquarian Book Fair will feature a special exhibit entitled “A Love Affair with Books: Personal Stories of Noted Collectors.” This colorful, wide-ranging exhibit spotlights legendary library builders as well as the contemporary Southern California book lovers including: