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Saturday, May 14 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rare Books

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Hands-on demonstration of how books evolved. A discussion of the History of the Book from the early days of writing through the advent of printing, focusing on the development of the printing press and the transition from manuscript to print culture in Europe from 1450 to 1750, with the opportunity to touch and feel samples including real manuscripts and antique printed books from the 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, and printing press components.


Ada Palmer

Assistant Professor of History, University of Chicago
My first novel "Too Like the Lightning" comes out May 10th so it will have been out for three days when I come to the Nebulas. So exciting!

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Lauren Schiller

Lauren Schiller is a librarian with experience in many areas of academic libraries, including cataloging, reference, and special collections and archives. She is interested in open access publishing, digital libraries, and other ways of removing barriers to information, as well as... Read More →
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Lynne M Thomas

Editor/Publisher, Uncanny Magazine
Co-editor in chief/co publisher of Uncanny Magazine.11-time Hugo Award WinnerCo-editor of Chicks Dig Time LordsMember of the Verity! Podcast

Saturday May 14, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
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