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About 'Wolf Hall' by Hilary Mantel
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About 'Wolf Hall' by Hilary Mantel

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Introductory information on the August 2023 Folger Book Club selection, Hilary Mantel’s Book prize-winning novel of Thomas Cromwell.

Collection Connections:
'The Daughter of Time' by Josephine Tey
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Collection Connections:
'The Daughter of Time' by Josephine Tey

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Katherine Schaap Williams

We revisit the June 2023 presentation by Dr. Katherine Schaap Williams on Richard III and Josephine Tey’s novel, The Daughter of Time.

'The Daughter of Time' Resource Guide
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'The Daughter of Time' Resource Guide

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Folger resources related to Richard III in preparation for our June Book Club discussion of The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey.

About 'The Daughter of Time' by Josephine Tey
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About 'The Daughter of Time' by Josephine Tey

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Introductory information on the June 2023 Folger Book Club selection, Josephine Tey’s classic mystery exploring Richard III.

Shakespeare, videogames, and Gabrielle Zevin’s 'Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow'
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Shakespeare, videogames, and Gabrielle Zevin’s 'Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow'

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Erin Sullivan

We revisit the May 2023 presentation by Dr. Erin Sullivan about Shakespeare and digital technologies, part of our discussion of Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin.

'Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow' Resource Guide
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'Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow' Resource Guide

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Folger resources related to Shakespeare and digital technologies to accompany our discussion of Gabrielle Zevin’s novel.

Searching for Shakespeare: April 24 - 30
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Searching for Shakespeare: April 24 - 30

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Ben Lauer

It’s the final week of the Folger’s Searching for Shakespeare festival!

About 'Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow' by Gabrielle Zevin
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About 'Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow' by Gabrielle Zevin

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Introductory information on the May 2023 Folger Book Club selection, Gabrielle Zevin’s exploration of gaming, grief, and collaboration.

Searching for Shakespeare: April 17 - 23
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Searching for Shakespeare: April 17 - 23

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Ben Lauer

This week, visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library to see a performance and visit the First Folio! Plus, the citywide scavenger hunt continues.

"To preserve the memorie": Cocktails inspired by the Folger Collection
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"To preserve the memorie": Cocktails inspired by the Folger Collection

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Andrea Tateosian Britt Fox

The Folger Institute has partnered with two DC mixologists to bring you cocktail and mocktail recipes featuring the key memory-enhancing ingredient from Mrs. Baker’s recipe book: coriander.

Searching for Shakespeare: April 10 - 16
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Searching for Shakespeare: April 10 - 16

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Ben Lauer

Our citywide Searching for Shakespeare festival continues! Check out this week’s programs and performances.

Searching for Shakespeare: April 1 - 9
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Searching for Shakespeare: April 1 - 9

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Ben Lauer

We’re celebrating Shakespeare in all 8 wards of DC. Check out this week’s programs and performances.

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