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Talk: A Conversation with Glenn Horowitz, October 25, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

Event: Public Reception with John Boorman at the Lilly Library, Thursday, October 27, 2016, 5:00 p.m.

Exhibition: Stories of the Hoosier State: Two Centuries of Indiana Literature, September 26-December 17, 2016 Lilly Library Main Gallery

Exhibition: Directed by John Boorman: An Introduction to His Collection at the Lilly Library, October 25-December 17, 2016, Slocum Room

Talk: Michael Shelden on the Art of Biography, November 1, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

Talk: Talk by Professor Emeritus Claus Clüver on his exhibition, 'ideogramas': Brazilian Concrete and Post-Concrete Poetry and Its Transposition by Composers and Translators, December 1, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

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PEN Center USA Translation Award to Stephen Kessler
Tonight the PEN Center USA celebrates its 26th Annual Literary Awards in Beverly Hills, California. Congratulations to poet and translator Stephen Kessler, winner of the 2016 PEN Literary Award for Translation for the work, Forbidden Pleasures: New Selected Poems by Luis Cernuda. (Black Widow Press, April 2015.) The book is the most complete collection of […]

“Wipe Thy Self”: A Page from the Audubon Ledger at the Lilly Library
“Wipe Thy Self”: A Page from the Audubon Ledger at the Lilly Library Christoph Irmscher, Provost Professor of English and Director of the Wells Scholars Program In spring 2016, the Lilly Library acquired a handsome ledger bound in sturdy marble-covered boards. Dubbed the “Audubon Ledger” by bookseller Donald Heald, volume had been in the possession of […]

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