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Sponsored by the Waukegan Public Library, the festival features a 10:30 a.m. children's matinee and an evening performance at 7:30 p.m. for listeners 12 and older. This year's theme highlights banned and burned books from history. Storytellers Megan
Reactionaries have been waiting, unironically, for this kind of forward design thinking for centuries. Here's what Perez had to say about her design when she posted it back in February: Fahrenheit 451 is a novel about a dystopian future where books
Nazis, as officials say the country has yet to recover from its self-inflicted "intellectual decapitation". On May 10, 1933, less than four months after Adolf Hitler's rise to power, his followers burned thousands of books by leading writers and
Incidentally, the act of burning books is called "biblioclasm" or "libricide", and here's your useful nugget of information for today.
Two hundred numbered and signed copies of the book were bound in Johns-Manville Quinterra, a chrysolite asbestos material. The copies are much sought after by collectors; currently Abe Books has a copy for sale for $20,000 . No word on whether owners
In Europe, the crossroads of the Malian empire became a byword for remoteness and exoticism not because people imagined it as a mythical place but because they knew that it really did exist. At the terminus of the trans-Saharan trading routes that
Canada border officials say controversial Qur'an-burning Florida pastor Terry Jones may not be allowed into the country on Thursday to give a speech at a Queen's Park rally. Jones, who claims to have received 400 death threats and has a bounty of $6.
Cleveland DJs hold Fifty Shades of Grey' book burning The steamy romance trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey is certainly spicy, but copies of the series turned burning hot Wednesday night at a Cleveland bar and grill. Published: Thursday, July 19, 2012,
The traveling exhibition called "Fighting The Fires Of Hate: America And The Nazi Book Burnings" will be on loan from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. It is set to be on display at the university's library technology center from Jan. 17
Volunteers in white laboratory coats, surgical gloves and masks stood on the back of a pickup truck Monday along the banks of the Nile River in Cairo, rummaging through stacks of rare 200-year-old manuscripts that were little more than charcoal