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Talk: “Books That Shaped America” with Mark Dimunation of the Library of Congress–Central

When: Back to Calendar November 28, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium
1015 N Quincy St
Arlington,VA 22201
USA
Cost: Free
Contact: 703-228-6321
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88 Remarkable Books that Changed the Way We Think

Mark Dimunation, chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress, reflects on Books that Shaped America.

Dimunation was among a group of historians, literary experts, curators, poets and scientists that selected the books–from Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense” to Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat in the Hat”– featured in the recent Library of Congress exhibition designed to spark conversations about the significance of literature.

The list even includes “The Joy of Cooking” and “Alcoholics Anonymous.”

All were written by Americans.

Bring your own list for what should be a most provocative evening.

 

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