Posts on May 2016

New Online Exhibit: Shakespeare on Page and Stage

Screen capture of the interface of the online exhibit: Shakespeare on Page and Stage: A Celebration

We are very pleased to announce a new online exhibit from the Special Collections Library: Shakespeare on Page and Stage: A Celebration. It is a virtual record of the physical exhibit that took place in the Audubon Room of the Hatcher Library from January 11 to April 27, 2016. As the title playfully suggests, the exhibit is a historical journey through different versions of Shakespeare’s plays as they were edited for publication or interpreted for the stage.

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Cover of In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

In a Dark, Dark Wood, author Ruth Ware's debut novel, is a very suspenseful mystery. Nora, a reclusive writer living in London, reluctantly attends a party to celebrate the marriage of Clare, a friend she hasn't seen for ten years, in a creepy glass house surrounded by woods in the north of England. The party goes disastrously wrong and someone ends up dead. Nora wakes up in a hospital room, with no memory of what happened. Is she a suspect or a victim? Will she regain her memory...

The Murder of Mary Russell by Laurie R. King

Cover of The Murder of Mary Russell by Laurie R. King

The Murder of Mary Russell is the latest volume in Laurie R. King's long-running series featuring an older Sherlock Holmes and his young wife Mary Russell. This entry in the series focuses on Mrs. Hudson, Holmes' housekeeper, and tells the story of her childhood as a thief and con artist in Victorian London, and of her first meeting with Holmes. I will not give away what the title means.

A New Treasure Trove Arrives At Special Collections!

Poster for the exhibit,  for A New Treasure Trove Arrives at the Special Collections Library

We are very pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibit at the Special Collections Library. The display showcases recent acquisitions that strengthen our extraordinary holdings in the areas of radical literature, transportation history, film, rare books, culinary history, Islamic manuscripts, children's literature, and Judaica.

This Week in Shapiro: May 9-15, 2016

Lattice wall in Shapiro Lobby with Audubon bird in background and text on a dark digital screen that says, "This week in Shapiro."

This week, the University of Michigan website spotlights student-driven entrepreneurial initiatives. The Shapiro Lobby Team, in collaboration with innovate blue, is pleased to present a complementary digital exhibit on the Shapiro Screens. The focus is on Made in Michigan, which is innovate blue's magazine that features student ventures from the 2015-2016 academic year.


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