Category: Art and Letters

  • Picklist #1

    Picklist #1

    Miscellaneous picks from the site… 1) Classic book: The Duchess of Langeais by Honoré de Balzac This short novel tells a tragic love story, or a duel of personalities, in a style that seems surprisingly modern and with a brevity that makes online reading fairly painless. The Duchess is in her early twenties and of noble […]

  • Launch of the DigiBaeck Project

    Launch of the DigiBaeck Project

    The Internet Archive, working with the Leo Baeck Institute, is pleased to be a part of the Oct 16, 2012 launch of their DigiBaeck project, a massive (formerly print) archival collection of history pertaining  to German speaking Jewry. Robert Miller, Global Director of Books for the Internet Archive states that “digitizing over 4,000 linear feet […]