NC State is home to the library of the future — Quartz

Technologies come and go, but libraries are forever.

Source: NC State is home to the library of the future — Quartz

Get Excited: The New York Public Library Is Launching Its First Permanent Exhibition | Smart News | Smithsonian

Winnie-the-Pooh dolls owned by A.A. Milne's son Christopher Robin (Jonathan Blanc/NYPL)
Winnie-the-Pooh dolls owned by A.A. Milne’s son Christopher Robin (Jonathan Blanc/NYPL)

Come 2020, new gallery will feature a rotating trove of artifacts drawn from NYPL’s 46 million-strong collection of treasures

Source: Get Excited: The New York Public Library Is Launching Its First Permanent Exhibition | Smart News | Smithsonian

How Stephen King’s Wife Saved Carrie  and Launched His Career | Mental Floss

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How the master of horror got his first big break—and how his wife inspired him.

Source: How Stephen King’s Wife Saved Carrie  and Launched His Career | Mental Floss

Adam Serwer: White Nationalism’s Deep American Roots – The Atlantic

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Edel Rodriguez

Editor’s Note: A long essay, which contains some background on our nation that I’d not been fully aware of. Historically, we seem to have twin beliefs that are long in conflict, and it helps place our current divided republic in some context. Recommended read.

A long-overdue excavation of the book that Hitler called his “bible,” and the man who wrote it

Source: Adam Serwer: White Nationalism’s Deep American Roots – The Atlantic

Lou Reed Archive at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts | The New York Public Library

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is thrilled to announce that the Lou Reed Archive has been processed and is now available to users. The Lou Reed Archive documents the history of Reed’s life as a musician, composer, poet, writer, photographer, and tai-chi student through his own extensive papers, photographs, recordings and other materials. The archive spans Reed’s creative life—from his 1958 Freeport High School band, the Shades, to his final performances in 2013.

Source: Lou Reed Archive at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts | The New York Public Library