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The Best-Read Army in the World
Sep 27 - Dec 30 2023 - 20 days left
During World War II—a time of rampant propaganda, censorship, and Nazi book bans in Europe—the United States military sent troops into battle armed not only with weapons, but with ideas.
Whodunit? Key Books in Detective Fiction
Nov 30 - Feb 10 2024 - 62 days left
Whodunit? Key Books in Detective Fiction features selections from Grolier Club member Jeffrey Johnson’s more than 400-piece collection of detective novels from the nineteenth and early twentieth century.
Judging a Book By Its Cover: Bookbindings from the Collections of the Grolier Club, 1470s-2020
Jan 17 - Apr 13 2024
Judging a Book by Its Cover highlights selections from seven centuries of the Grolier Club’s collection of bindings, largely donated and built by the Club’s members over the course of its 140-year history.
Language, Decipherment, and Translation – from Then to Now
Feb 29 - May 11 2024
Language, Decipherment, and Translation celebrates the role of books and related objects in transferring information and knowledge through time.
Hardly Harmless Drudgery: Landmarks in English Lexicography
May 01 - Jul 27 2024
Samuel Johnson, creator of the first great English dictionary, wickedly mocked his own trade when he defined lexicographer as “A writer of dictionaries; a harmless drudge, that busies himself in tracing the original, and detailing the signification of words.”