731Oct 27, 2012
Future of Reading
Panelists talked about the future of reading and child literacy. Among the topics they addressed were the use of digital books, the impact of new technologies on the publishing industry, uses ...
1,520Feb 3, 2010
Book Discussion on The Case for Books
Robert Darnton, director of the Harvard University Library, recounted the creation of the bound book or codex and presented his thoughts on its future. Mr. Darnton focused on the ...
1,412Aug 29, 2003
Book Discussion on George Washington's False Teeth
Mr. Darnton talked about his book, George Washington’s False Teeth: An Unconventional Guide to the Eighteenth Century, published by W.W. Norton and Company. The author defined ...
10Jan 8, 1999
National Book Awards Ceremony
Fourteen awards were given to authors for their writings in various historical categories.