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Food security: the gene banks future-proofing Australian agriculture | The future of farming

At the start of our Future of farming series on sustainable agribusiness we show how two gene banks, living libraries of all the seeds and grains in Australia, are designed to safeguard the species • The invisible farmers: the youngShow More Summary

Review of The Burning Page by Genevieve Cogman

11 months agoGenres / Fantasy : Fantasy Cafe

The Burning Page, the third book in Genevieve Cogman’s delightful Invisible Library series, is currently available in both the US and the UK. The first installment, The Invisible Library, is an incredibly fun adventure which introduces...Show More Summary

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now get your hands on the digital edition of Genevieve Cogman's The Invisible Library for only 1.99$ here.Here's the blurb:Collecting books can be a dangerous prospect in this fun, time-traveling, fantasy adventure from a spectacular...Show More Summary

Mr. Bookdwarf Reviews: The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

The Invisible Library had me at “interdimensional secret agent librarian” but it turns out to also be a charmingly-written novel with a wry awareness of literary tropes and their permutations. Published last year in the UK, this is a...Show More Summary

The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

Now that was fun! The Invisible Library is not a book with a large amount of heavy emotion or thought or character development, but it’s a solidly crafted adventure story with appealing characters, in which book lovers run amok in an...Show More Summary

"The Invisible Library: The Invisible Library #1" by Genevieve Cogman (Reviewed by Cindy Hannikman)

Visit Genevieve Cogman's Website Here OVERVIEW: Collecting books can be a dangerous prospect in this fun, time-traveling, fantasy adventure from a spectacular debut author. One thing any Librarian will tell you: the truth is much stranger than fiction... Show More Summary

Introducing Library from Invision

This week, our friends over at Invision have announced that former Adobe Product Manager on the Adobe Experience Design Product (XD) is joining their team, introducing Sarah Hunt. Today, they are announcing their latest feature and it's Sarah Hunt. Show More Summary

There's a flexible material that can make you invisible to radar

When most people think of invisibility cloaks, they think of something from Harry Potter, donning a fabric that makes you blend right into the background. That might help you sneak into the restricted section of your school library,Show More Summary

The Invisible Library

It was a warm day in Paris, and the library of the Institut de France was stuffy and hot. Daniel Delattre, a distinguished French papyrologist, did not remove his suit jacket. The institute, which includes the Académie Française, is a jacket-and-tie sort of place.

Feedback: Letters to LJ, September 1, 2015 Issue

Fighting invisibility with the rhetoric of education, taking issue with anonymity, critiquing a book review, and more from the September 1, 2015 issue of Library Journal

Review of The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

3 years agoGenres / Fantasy : Fantasy Cafe

The Invisible Library, Genevieve Cogman’s debut novel and the first book in a new fantasy series, was released in the UK earlier this year. The second book, The Masked City, will be available in December of this year, and at least one more book will follow. Show More Summary

Letters to LJ, July 2015 Issue

Library invisibility, an author festival, and opposition to engagement, and more letters to the editor from the July 2015 issue of Library Journal.

Still Invisible: Despite decades of advocacy, libraries are… | Blatant Berry

Enjoying retirement, I was watching my second old flick on TCM when Lillian Gerhardt called. She is the former editor of School Library Journal, and we worked together for a decade or more many years ago. Both of us were totally engaged, maybe obsessed, with libraries and the profession and addicted American Library Association (ALA) critics. Show More Summary

Women in SF&F Month: Genevieve Cogman

3 years agoGenres / Fantasy : Fantasy Cafe

Today’s guest is Genevieve Cogman! Her debut novel, The Invisible Library, was released by Tor UK earlier this year. I read it because I loved the premise—the main protagonist, Irene, travels to alternate worlds as a spy recovering books for the Library, which exists outside of time and space—and I also ended up loving the book as a whole. Show More Summary

9.23 – MU Plus+ Podcast

We dive deep into our library of madness for this episode with tales of spontaneous human invisibility, vein powered technology, and 3D printing human populations on distant planets. The feature story involves a former Navy officer who claims to have suppressed memories of working as a remote...

Modern Library Revue: #19 Invisible Man

In America it is the privilege of the white man to rollick, even if he is a poor Jew born into moderate squalor. The black man, in this novel at any rate, can only be fucked around; his hope, in this novel, is to discover his own way of doing things.

'Fag Face' Mask Protests Sex Discrimination in Facial-Scanning Tech

If you were in a corner of the West Hollywood Public Library parking garage one weekend in June 2013, you may have encountered artist Zach Blas. He wore a neon pink, amorphous mask, his face totally invisible save for two tiny eyeholes poked through the plastic If you talked to him, Blas would speak to you about biometrics. Show More Summary

School Board Rescinds Invisible Man Ban: ‘Big Enough to Admit Mistake’

4 years agoNews : Mediaite

The school board of Randolph County, North Carolina hastily convened a special session on Wednesday night to rescind their recently-enacted ban of Ralph Ellison's classic novel Invisible Man from school libraries, saying an outpouring of criticism caused them to reconsider.

Censorship and Invisibility: A Boomer Perspective

September 22-28 is Banned Books Week, and oh, how it has grown since 1982! Over the past few years, hundreds of libraries, bookstores, and community organizations have designed increasingly inventive displays, Read-Outs, and other activities showcasing this annual celebration of the freedom to read. Show More Summary

A Brief History of Stupid Book Bans, from Twelfth Night to Where’s Waldo?

4 years agoNews : NewsFeed

Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man has just been banned in school libraries in one North Carolina county. The 1952 novel about a man who seems to have fallen into a racial oblivion in America has remained firmly on countless school reading lists and many lists of best books, including TIME’s own Top 100. Show More Summary

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