Favourite Books

Carolyn McDowall’s Terrific Twelve + Reading Choices of 2012

Carolyn McDowall’s Terrific Twelve + Reading Choices of 2012

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At the end of the National Year of Reading in Australia my terrific twelve reading choices for 2012 includes a bonus delightful gem Mr. Marshall’s Flower Book

Graham Geddes – Antiquities and Decorative Arts End Sale

Graham Geddes – Antiquities and Decorative Arts End Sale

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On the weekend of the 15th and 16th September at Melbourne an auction of 1836 items by Leonard Joel will see dealer Graham Geddes collection come to an end sale

Shakespeare: Staging the World – Shaping England’s Identity

Shakespeare: Staging the World – Shaping England’s Identity

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From July to November 2012 the British Museum is presenting what will most likely be one of the key exhibitions of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations. Shakespeare – Staging the World will be produced in collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company. It aims to provide an innovative perspective on the bard and his plays.

Cherishing Wisdom – Treasures of the Bodleian and Humankind

Cherishing Wisdom – Treasures of the Bodleian and Humankind

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The Bodleian Libraries at Oxford are safeguarding and showcasing outstanding texts and ephemera so we can all enjoy the benefits of 21st century enlightenment