Monthly Archives: March 2010

Vote for the Bookers that never made it

The year that never was…  those authors who were published in 1970 were never given the chance to be included in the Booker Prize. This quirk in the prize’s history apparently happened because, having originally been awarded to a book … Continue reading

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Google’s new Italian libraries deal will provide precious online resources

I haven’t found out the exact details of this, but first impressions are that it will be a boon for scholars and all those interested in Italy’s vast cultural heritage. A new deal was announced on 10 March 2010 with … Continue reading

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