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One Artist's Lifelong Quest to Create a Hidden Kingdom Called Rocaterrania
Its full history, which is being told for the first time in a new book, doubles as autobiography.
October 19, 2017
Alice on Wednesday
Go through the looking glass in Tokyo's Wonderland-themed shop.
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Why a New Zealand Library's Books Kept Vanishing, Then Reappearing
Homeless readers had been tucking volumes away so they could return to them the next day.
October 18, 2017
See the Most Luxurious Medieval Manuscripts in Existence
Feel free to judge these books by their covers.
October 12, 2017
Library of Congress Book Conveyor Tunnel
A fantastic array of trays and cables once whisked books over to the Capitol at 600 feet per minute.
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The Harry Ransom Center
The upstairs reading room is packed with millions of rare books, literary manuscripts, and historical treasures.
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Library of Mistakes
A library where thousands of books explain how to avoid another Great Recession.
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Found: The Earliest Known Work of Fiction by Ernest Hemingway
Two researchers discovered a story written by the author when he was just 10 years old.
October 02, 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
Over a million items cram the shelves at Africa's largest shop of used and rare books.
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Legends of the Masonic Temple: An Evening with Atlas Obscura
Spend an evening with Atlas Obscura co-founder Dylan Thuras as we celebrate our favorite hidden wonders around the world in one of Detroit's most awe-inspiring locations.
How Books Designed for Soldiers’ Pockets Changed Publishing Forever
Prior to WWII, Americans didn't think much of softcover books.
September 22, 2017
The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek
A friendly monster lurks outside the State Library Victoria.
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Ichthus Art Gallery
A secluded art gallery hidden within the cellars beneath Tallinn’s medieval monastery.
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The medieval institution is home to the precious treasure stolen in World War II in one of the greatest art thefts of the 20th century.
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This small-town Connecticut restaurant gives each diner a free book from its vast library.
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Take a sea tractor to the Art Deco hotel on the island that inspired Agatha Christie.
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'Snow Whites' of Leuven
The Belgian library displays burned books that were salvaged from the fires of both world wars.
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The Women Who Rode Miles on Horseback to Deliver Library Books
Librarians are amazing.
August 31, 2017
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