12 April 2010

New to our shelves

The Library has 120,000 books in its collection — and counting. Here are some intriguing new acquisitions, selected by our Collections Librarian, Simon Gallo: For the Soul […]
9 April 2010

Points of reference

If the American Library in Paris – or the internet – provides access to an online version of the information you seek, should the Library still […]
9 April 2010

Medicinal reading

The actress Emma Thompson, depressed after her first marriage broke up, chose Jane Austen for a therapist and ‘Sense and Sensibility’ for medicine.  And it worked.  […]
9 April 2010

Categories upon categories

Putting books in the right categories is not as easy as it used to be. “In our mashup-crazy, zombie-besotted culture, genre-bending is a trend that shows […]