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Collection Connections: ‘Booth' by Karen Joy Fowler
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Collection Connections: ‘Booth' by Karen Joy Fowler

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David McKenzie

David McKenzie shares Folger collection items related to the Booth family and 19th-century performance as depicted in Booth by Karen Joy Fowler.

Collection Connections: ‘Black Cake' by Charmaine Wilkerson
An old map of Barbados next to the book cover of Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson
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Collection Connections: ‘Black Cake' by Charmaine Wilkerson

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Brittany Merritt Nash

We revisit the December 2022 presentation by Brittany Merritt Nash about sugar production and its relationship to Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson.

Collection Connections: ‘Ramón and Julieta’ by Alana Quintana Albertson
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Collection Connections: ‘Ramón and Julieta’ by Alana Quintana Albertson

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Katherine Gillen, Adrianna M. Santos, and Kathryn Vomero Santos

Katherine Gillen, Adrianna Santos, and Kathryn Vomero Santos take us through their presentation from our discussion of ‘Ramón and Julieta’ by Alana Quintana Albertson as part of the Folger’s virtual Book Club.

Collection Connections: 'Shadowplay' by Joseph O'Connor
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Collection Connections: 'Shadowplay' by Joseph O'Connor

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Folger Theatre

Held on the first Thursday of the month, the Folger’s virtual book club is free and open to all. Here, we revisit the items shared by Dr. Jason McElligott, Director of Marsh’s Library, on October 6, 2022 as an introduction…

Collection Connections: 'Learwife' by J.R. Thorp
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Collection Connections: 'Learwife' by J.R. Thorp

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emma poltrack

Held on the first Thursday of the month, the Folger’s virtual book club is free and open to all. Here, Dr. emma poltrack, shares items she presented on September 8, 2022 as an introduction to Learwife by J.R. Thorp.

Collection Connections: 'Love in Color: Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold' by Bolu Babalola
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Collection Connections: 'Love in Color: Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold' by Bolu Babalola

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emma poltrack

Dr. emma poltrack shares items she presented on June 2, 2022 as an introduction to ‘Love in Color: Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold’ by Bolu Babalola.

Collection Connections: 'Vinegar Girl' by Anne Tyler
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Collection Connections: 'Vinegar Girl' by Anne Tyler

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Folger Theatre

Elizabeth DeBold, Assistant Curator of Collections, shares items she presented on May 5, 2022 as an introduction to ‘Vinegar Girl’ by Anne Tyler.

Collection Connections: 'If We Were Villains' by M. L. Rio
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Collection Connections: 'If We Were Villains' by M. L. Rio

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Folger Theatre

Elizabeth DeBold, Assistant Curator of Collections, shares items she presented on April 7, 2022 as an introduction to ‘If We Were Villains’ by M. L. Rio.

Collection Connections: 'The King at the Edge of the World' by Arthur Phillips
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Collection Connections: 'The King at the Edge of the World' by Arthur Phillips

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Folger Theatre

Rachel B. Dankert, Learning and Engagement Librarian, shares items she presented on March 3, 2022 as an introduction to ‘The King at the Edge of the World’ by Arthur Phillips.

Collection Connections: 'The Weight of Ink' by Rachel Kadish
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Collection Connections: 'The Weight of Ink' by Rachel Kadish

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Folger Theatre

Rachel B. Dankert, Learning and Engagement Librarian, shares items she presented on February 3, 2022 as an introduction to ‘The Weight of Ink’ by Rachel Kadish.

Collection Connections: 'All's Well' by Mona Awad
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Collection Connections: 'All's Well' by Mona Awad

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Folger Theatre

Elizabeth DeBold, Assistant Curator of Collections, shares items she presented on December 6, 2021 as an introduction to ‘All’s Well’ by Mona Awad.

Collection Connections: 'The Porpoise' by Mark Haddon
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Collection Connections: 'The Porpoise' by Mark Haddon

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Folger Theatre

Rachel B. Dankert, Learning and Engagement Librarian, shares items she presented on November 4, 2021 as an introduction to ‘The Porpoise’ by Mark Haddon.

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