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A copy of the Gutenberg Bible in the collection of the New York Public Library

7 Things You May Not Know About the Gutenberg Bible

On the 560th anniversary of its publication, explore seven fascinating facts about one of the rarest and most influential books in world history.

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The Dark Side of the Grimm Fairy Tales

On the 150th anniversary of Jacob Grimm’s death, explore six sinister themes in his work you likely wouldn’t find in a modern-day children’s story.

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Q&A With David Talbot, Author of ‘Season of the Witch’

Find out about David Talbot’s new book, which focuses on San Francisco between 1967 and 1982, and enter for a chance to win a copy.

Titanic on Trial

Titanic on Trial

The testimony of witnesses who survived Titanic’s demise is presented in a new book by writer Nic Compton.

Six Degrees of Titanic

Six Degrees of Titanic

How can you connect Titanic with Marilyn Monroe, the mayor of New York and Chelsea Clinton’s wedding? Author Hugh Brewster fills us in.