News from the Library of Congress

December 2013

October 2013

  • October 18, 2013  (13-176)
    500 Years of Italian-American History Celebrated in New Publication The contributions of Italian Americans—from Christopher Columbus until today—are the subject of “Explorers Emigrants Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian-American Experience from the Collections of the Library of Congress.”
    • Date: 2013-10-18

September 2013

  • September 13, 2013  (13-147)
    Galileo's "Starry Messenger" Is Subject of New Library Publication For the first time, a full-color facsimile of Galileo's groundbreaking work, work, along with related material, has been reprinted in “The Starry Messenger, Venice 1610: ‘From Doubt to Astonishment'"
    • Date: 2013-09-13
  • September 9, 2013  (13-145)
    American Football Subject of New Library Publication “Football Nation: Four Hundred Years of America’s Game” by Susan Reyburn is an unprecedented look at football from its early days in colonial America to the professional and college game in the 21st century.
    • Date: 2013-09-09

February 2013

January 2013

  • January 22, 2013  (13-005)
    Library of Congress "Books That Shaped America" Available on Amazon The Library of Congress today announced that Amazon will offer a special collection of “Books That Shaped America,” based on the Library’s recent selection of books by American authors that provoked thought, controversy and change throughout American history.
    • Date: 2013-01-22