Arsenic and Adobo is the first in a new mystery series featuring a Filipino American heroine, Lila Macapagal, who works in her family's restaurant. When her ex-boyfriend dies after eating a dessert in the restaurant, Lila is accused of the crime, and she has to find the real killer in order to clear her name and save the restaurant. The book's greatest strengths are the characters and the descriptions of Filipino food.
A new item added to the Jewish Salonica Postcard Collection.
Historian Candice E. Proctor, who is also the mystery author C.S. Harris, discusses attitudes toward women during the French Revolution, and why the leading revolutionaries never gave women any political power, including voting rights. She also writes about some of the women who advocated for women's rights during the French Revolution.
Third in a series of guest posts from Shaoyi Qian, summer 2021 Baker Fellow at the U-M Library's conservation lab, describing her work on several pop-up and moveable books.
Dr. Mary M. Cutler, one of the early shaper's of Seoul's Ewha University, graduated from the U-M Medical School.
Join the Special Collections Research Center next Tuesday (8 March) at 4 pm EST for our next After Hours virtual open house of the term celebrating the launch of ReFocus: The Later Films and Legacy of Robert Altman, which draws on materials from the Robert Altman Collection.
The 90-minute documentary Beethoven in Beijing will be screened at the Michigan Theater on Monday, February 21, at 7:00 PM, followed by a discussion with the co-director and producer.
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