COMING IN APRIL - New Titles to Watch For

COMING IN APRIL – New Titles to Watch For

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Spring showers mean rainy days ahead … which means more time for reading. Here are some new books coming out this April. And where better to start than April in Paris…

LOVERS AT THE CHAMELEON CLUB, PARIS 1932
By Francine Prose

9780061713781

The author begins by telling the reader she was inspired by a particular photograph by Brassai. Its history was a springboard for her to research the sparkling high…

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Happy Birthday Harry Houdini! Did you know that Mr. Houdini was a fan of the Library? On August 31, 1911 the acclaimed magician sent NYPL’s first president John Shaw Billings a letter offering two bound sets of The Conjurer’s Magazine, two books on handcuffs published in Russia and Germany, and his assistance on the subject of “Magic and Mystery” should the Library need it. 
Today the Library has the archive of the Society of American Magicians, of which Harry Houdini was President. Now everyone can have his assistance on the subject of magic and mystery!
 

nypl:

Happy Birthday Harry Houdini! Did you know that Mr. Houdini was a fan of the Library? On August 31, 1911 the acclaimed magician sent NYPL’s first president John Shaw Billings a letter offering two bound sets of The Conjurer’s Magazine, two books on handcuffs published in Russia and Germany, and his assistance on the subject of “Magic and Mystery” should the Library need it. 

Today the Library has the archive of the Society of American Magicians, of which Harry Houdini was President. Now everyone can have his assistance on the subject of magic and mystery!

 

englishmajorinrepair

I would add JANE EYRE by Charlotte Bronte, THE WOMAN IN WHITE by Wilkie Collins, and the oft-forgot WIELAND by Charles Brockden Brown.

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those who dream only by night: the gothic short stories rec list

have you ever felt like you want to read more fiction in the gothic tradition, but you haven’t the money or the time, or you’re the sort of person who only reads a novel if you’re sure you like the…