Monday, February 28, 2011
[News and Notes] February 2011
Twenty-eight books from Thomas Jefferson’s personal library were recently discovered at Washington State University in St. Louis, Missouri. The New York Times article notes that Jefferson described himself as having a “canine appetite for reading.”
According to a New York Times article, Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help, is being sued by a family maid for Stockett’s alleged use of the employee’s likeness in her best-selling novel without consent.
If you still have Oscar fever, browse a special list of Academy Award-winning films on the library catalog.
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