Following on from yesterday’s blog post…
Obscure books and their role in literary history
Our founder and chief librarian, Oliver Tearle, has written the following article on forgotten but noteworthy books, to mark the UK publication of his book, The Secret Library: A Book-Lovers’ Journey Through Curiosities of History. The book is a whistle-stop tour of 3,000 years of Western history and is crammed full of the most surprising and fascinating facts he’s uncovered over the last four years since he founded Interesting Literature. If you want to learn about what the ancient Greeks laughed at, or like the idea of Tudor tales about talking cats, read on. The article originally appeared on the Huffington Post.
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