9 June 2010

Radio drama

Before the TV mini-series, there was the radio play. Happily, despite the advent of flat-screens, DVDs, DVRs and other innovations we don’t really understand, this form […]
6 June 2010

The lost art of concentration

The time we spend on the internet is diminishing our power to concentrate, to pay attention. Nicholas Carr believes our contemporary on-line life threatens “a form […]
24 May 2010

New books on our shelves

A few new titles, as selected by Collections Librarian, Simon Gallo. The Invention of Paris: A History in Footsteps by Eric Hazan — A historically rich tour […]
19 May 2010

The Library at 90

Ninety years ago today the American Library in Paris was incorporated. Some two million books had been sent from American libraries, through the Library War Service, […]