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Mark Twain's America

Mark Twain's America

This richly illustrated volume, with a lively narrative by Harry L. Katz and numerous excerpts from Twain’s own writings, makes it clear that Twain is as relevant today as he has ever been.

Christopher Columbus Book of Priviledges

Christopher Columbus Book of Privileges

Housed within the Library of Congress is a rare collection of legal documents whose existence is little known, and yet whose contents radically changed the direction of America’s history.

The Forgotten Fifties

The Forgotten Fifties: America's Decade from the Arhives of Look Magazine

From the pages of Look, the magazine that defined the fifties, comes a photographic portrayal of the dynamic era that sparked a transformation in America’s political and cultural identity.

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Celebrating Books 2014

Upcoming Events

Saturday, August 30, 2014
The National Book Festival
Several new and recent Library of Congress publications will be featured at this all-day event, including The Forgotten Fifties, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies, Columbus Book of Privileges, and the ebook Great Photographs from the Library of Congress.
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 12pm
Books & Beyond program: Author James Conaway and  picture editor Amy Pastan will discuss and sign their new book, The Forgotten Fifties. The event is free and open to the public.
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