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February 2022

The genius behind the cover

If you visit a quintessential Bengali home, you will most often come across at least one overcrowded shelf. Amid the clutter, along with Rabindranath Tagore's Bengali version of Gitanjali, you're sure to find a few books by Indian…

Always Alice – Bundaberg Now

Title: Always AliceAuthor: Lisa GenoaEditor: Simon & Schuster, LondonPublication date: 2007Kind: FictionCritical: Hayley Martell Still Alice is a novel written by American neuroscientist Lisa Genova. Alice Still Reads Like a…

If these blocks could talk

The 9 millionth volume recently acquired by UNC-Chapel Hill University Libraries is not a book. It is a collection of approximately 900 woodblock printing blocks from the Propaganda Fide press, dating from 1625 to 1850. The role of the…