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How can we be sure old books were ever read?

Originally posted on University of Glasgow Library:
My Library, by Tom Gauld. Used with kind permission of Tom Gauld The ‘book fool’ by Albrecht Dürer in Sebastian Brant’s Das Narrenschiff (Sp Coll BD16-e.4) Owning a book isn’t the same as reading…

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Originally posted on Jane Austen's House Museum Blog:
Today is the anniversary of Jane Austen’s birth in 1775 at Steventon in Hampshire. Visitors to the museum will be asked to join in our celebrations, as usual, by being offered…

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News that’s hard to take

This is going to be a hard post for me to write, but I feel that I have to, as an act of catharsis if nothing else. It is going to be hard to write without what have been made … Continue reading

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Important information from the BBC News website

Currently the most popular story on the BBC News website is TV Star Dec Misses England World Cup Goal. Key points of this story include that this was because of a power cut, that he found out about the goal … Continue reading

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