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Treasures Postcards: N is for Nassau Hours  Book of Hours made for Engelbert of Nassau, Flemish illumination by The Master of Mary of Burgundy (c 1470-90).

Treasures of the Bodleian Library - in pictures

Literary treasures from around the world feature in the first of a series of postcard collections from Oxford’s Bodleian Library. From the slaying of a unicorn in a medieval English Bestiary to the incarnation of an 18th-century Thai Buddha, each image is chosen to represent a letter of the alphabet

Treasures postcard collection: V is for Venice  Marco Polo leaving Venice for the East, from an early 15th-century English manuscript of Marco Polo’s Travels in French, illuminated by Johannes, bound together with The Romance of Alexander and completed in Flanders in 1344.

Treasures of the Bodleian Library - in pictures

Literary treasures from around the world feature in the first of a series of postcard collections from Oxford’s Bodleian Library. From the slaying of a unicorn in a medieval English Bestiary to the incarnation of an 18th-century Thai Buddha, each image is chosen to represent a letter of the alphabet

Elena Ferrante on the Origins of her Neapolitan Novels — Vogue

Elena Ferrante on the Origins of her Neapolitan Novels

In a rare interview, Elena Ferrante reveals the personal origins of her Neapolitan novels.

10 books every feminist should read

Starting immediately

Daphne Du Maurier biography - to read

The World’s Largest Independent Bookstore

Shop new, used, rare, and out-of-print books. Powell's is an independent bookstore based in Portland, Oregon. Browse staff picks, author features, and more.

Book on perfumes by Patricia de Nicolai, granddaughter of Pierre Guerlain and talented parfumeur

Patricia de Nicolai Book : Perfume, Thoughts, Inspirations - Bois de Jasmin

A review of Patricia de Nicolai perfume book

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Heinrich Harrer’s Tibet

As 65th Anniversary of the Communist Takeover of China approaches, Iconic Photos is looking back at the world it changed. In April 1944, Heinrich Harrer escaped a British internment camp in India t…

Treasures Postcards: U is for Unicorn  From the Ashmole Bestiary, one of a group of medieval books depicting real and imaginary beasts, described using a blend of natural history, theology and philosophy (England, early 13th century).

Treasures of the Bodleian Library - in pictures

Literary treasures from around the world feature in the first of a series of postcard collections from Oxford’s Bodleian Library. From the slaying of a unicorn in a medieval English Bestiary to the incarnation of an 18th-century Thai Buddha, each image is chosen to represent a letter of the alphabet

Grand Designs: North Wales  supercool house; I want to remember the episode.

Grand Designs review: North Wales cliffhanger has us on edge

Kevin McCloud headed to Gwynedd for the opener of the new series, complete with coastal cliff top house

Treasures collection: C is for Codex Laud

Treasures of the Bodleian Library - in pictures

Literary treasures from around the world feature in the first of a series of postcard collections from Oxford’s Bodleian Library. From the slaying of a unicorn in a medieval English Bestiary to the incarnation of an 18th-century Thai Buddha, each image is chosen to represent a letter of the alphabet

Kazuo Ishiguro on how a radio discussion helped fill in the missing pieces of Never Let Me Go.

Kazuo Ishiguro on his novel Never Let Me Go

Kazuo Ishiguro on how a radio discussion helped fill in the missing pieces of Never Let Me Go.

Treasures collection: J is for Japan  Part of a Japanese picture scroll from the Keicho Period (1596-1615), narrating the fairy tale of the fisherman Urashima.

Treasures of the Bodleian Library - in pictures

Literary treasures from around the world feature in the first of a series of postcard collections from Oxford’s Bodleian Library. From the slaying of a unicorn in a medieval English Bestiary to the incarnation of an 18th-century Thai Buddha, each image is chosen to represent a letter of the alphabet