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The Library Project

Not long ago, I posted a story about British -Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare’s book art project at the Cleveland Library called The American Library Project. Now his companion project called The British Library  has found its way into Tate Modern’s … Continue reading

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The American Library Project

Cleveland’s main public library branch is hosting an extraordinary exhibition created by renowned British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare. The American Library consists of 6,000 books bound in colorful batik fabric displayed on back-to-back bookshelves. Many of the volumes are gold-stamped with the names … Continue reading

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Make America Read Again

Cleveland, Ohio librarian Jonathan Harris is using his summer vacation to give away books to both protesters and delegates at the Republican National Convention. Harris, who is the branch manager at a neighborhood library in the Tremont section of the … Continue reading

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The Chekhov of Cleveland, RIP

In the brave new world of the 21st century comic books have been re-branded as graphic novels and their creators are the subject of graduate school seminars and regular coverage in the New York Times Book Review. But back in … Continue reading

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