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Gabriel García Márquez back with two upcoming publications!

Gabriel García Márquez back with two upcoming publications!

The 83-year-old Colombian author and Nobel prize winner, is at work on a new novel, Agence France-Presse reported. Cristobal Pera, his Random House editor spoke at a presentation in Mexico City on Thursday for Mr. Márquez’s newest release, a book of essays titled “I Didn’t Come to Give a Speech.” ….. Read more

Rare Books Collection

Rare Books Collection

Collection, preservation and  access to  rare and unique materials.

Turning Pulp Fiction to Pulp Fact…

Ernest Hollings Library, the $18 million facility full of interesting memorabilia, rare books  one of which shows one of the world’s earliest depictions of the Americas on a map….

Insight into Chicago’s past…

The annual Dickens Universe conference demonstrates, neither scholars nor ordinary fans can resist the allure of the great man.

The annual Dickens Universe conference demonstrates, neither scholars nor ordinary fans can resist the allure of the great man.

An annual gathering of Dickens enthusiasts in Santa Cruz is notable for its mingled yarn of top academics and ordinary fans.The conference, hosted by an international research consortium called the Dickens Project, has been attracting people to Santa Cruz for exactly three decades, and it’s with good reason that many of the participants return year after year. Read more..