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HBO's latest hit show, "Lovecraft Country" is based on Matt Ruff's 2016 novel of the same name which mines the horror and mythology of H.P. Lovecraft, but instead of hiding his racist views, highlights them by having a group of African Americans from Chicago encounter both racists and supernatural forces in Lovecraft's New England during the Jim Crow period. H.P. Lovecraft has long been praised as a ... [ more about Exploring Lovecraft Country]

Our members list new acquisitions and recently cataloged items almost every day of the year. Below, you'll find a few highlights from these recent additions... The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure (Signed, First Edition) by GOLDMAN, WILLIAM Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Signed by William Gold... [ more about Weekly Highlights]

The winners of the 2020 National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest have been chosen. They are: First: Alan Tu, Harvard University: "Found in Translation: Contemporary World Fiction Revisited." (download Alan's entry) Second: Jack Swab, University of Kentucky: "Gay Spaces: Travel Guides and Maps for the LGBTQ Community, 1969-2001." (download Jack's entry) Third: Brendan W. Clark, Trinity College: "Th... [ more about 2020 NCBCC Winners]