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Digital Diary, and Other News

January 28, 2013 | by

  • A digital edition of Anne Frank’s diary is rich with family photos from Otto Frank’s prewar collection.
  • “The prisoners have as much of a selection as we can pack onto the rolling cart.” The library the NYPL operates at Rikers Island.
  • Here is a pleasantly challenging Pride and Prejudice quiz.
  • Also celebrating a landmark birthday: Grand Central Station. Its fictional legacy.
  • “E-books are to actual books as pictures of cats are to actual cats curled & purring in your lap as you read,” tweets Joyce Carol Oates.



    1. Logan | January 28, 2013 at 9:49 am

      Thank you so much for drawing much deserved attention to Joyce Carol Oates’s twitter. It is truly a gem. (Past favorite tweets of mine include “A tweet is an arrow into the heart of the unknown,” and, more recently, “No hope on Mars because no life.”)

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