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Dear Children of Troy: Leading Figures Write Letters On The Magic of Libraries (1971)

When the Troy Public Library on 510 West Big Beaver opened in 1971, children's librarian Marguerite Hart wrote to...

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In The Library: Where Books Live And You Think (Photos 1950-1961)

Your librarian has asked me to write, telling you what a library can mean to you.

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Lions And Riders Take On The Wall Of Death

Before the telly people made their own entertainment. This is no Luddite rant about how sticks and hoops were...

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James Tormey's Superb Raymond Chandler Covers For Penguin

The exclusion of designer James Tormey – and in particular his early 70s covers for a series of...

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His Evil Brains Glow in the Dark: Remembering Kenner’s Alien Figure (1979)

One of the most legendary and sought-after toys from my youth in the 1970s is the 18-inch tall, titular...