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Lecture: Chris Mortensen on Reutersvärd's Impossible ImagesThursday July 17 at 4:00pm, Lilly Library Slocum Room

Exhibition: Delightful Deceptions: The Magic of Puzzles, May 28 - August 20, 2014, Lilly Library Main Gallery

Exhibition: Spiritualists, Sorcerers, and Stage Magicians: Magic and the Supernatural at the Lilly Library, June 2 - August 30, 2014, Lilly Library Main Gallery


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The Zener Cards of Upton and Mary Sinclair: A Story of Psychical Research
Upton Sinclair, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer perhaps better known for his novel The Jungle, a scathing critique of the meat-packing industry, was a sometime investigator of occult and mystical phenomena. In 1930, Sinclair published Mental Radio, a book that purported to demonstrate evidence of his wife Mary Craig Sinclair’s telepathic powers. The respected, and often [...]

Planting the Raintree: A Tribute to Ross Lockridge, Jr.
Bloomington author Ross Lockridge Jr.’s 1948 book Raintree County has been touted by some contemporary critics as a candidate for that elusive goal, the Great American Novel. To honor Lockridge’s legacy, the Lilly Library has partnered with the IU Office of Landscape Architecture to plant a golden raintree at the historic Raintree House in Bloomington. [...]

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