BBC – Culture – Ten of the world’s most beautiful bookshops BBC has compiled a short slideshow of ten of the most visually beautiful and stunning bookstores from around the globe.
The dictator who collected rare books | AbeBooks’ Reading Copy Earlier this week the New York Times reported on the book collection that belonged to Chile’s infamous former dictator General Augusto Pinochet, who was responsible for thousands of deaths and disappearances, and widespread torture. Pinochet used public money to build a vast personal library of Latin America’s […]
Please do tune in to CBC Ideas’ recent interview with Anne Applebaum regarding her newest publication: “Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956.” Ms. Applebaum speaks to the crushing communist takeover in Eastern Europe and the profound and shattering effect the war and totalitarianism had on the lives of millions. It is important that we do […]