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Learn what constitutes as a rare book, factors that determine its value, and expert tips for the proper cleaning and storage of antique and vintage books.
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Explore the most prolific literary settings of classic literature and see how these iconic locations set the scene for the best-loved books of all time.
An unmistakable aura of mystery surrounds unfinished works of art: Were they left incomplete by accident, or was it an intentional choice by the artist?
Put your knowledge to the test: Uncover the little-known origins of the most popular English idioms.
We discuss the history behind William Shakespeare’s strong-willed, female characters and how the prolific playwright determined their names.
Dadaism was a movement that emerged in Zürich in 1916 and permeated art, literature and a variety of other media. See how its principles translate today.