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“My friend has a manuscript. Will you read it?” and other FAQs

Vintage Anansi Pin

by Janet Blachford, Past President, Friends of the McGill Library Sarah MacLachlan’s 2015 Hugh MacLennan Memorial Lecture, given with expert knowledge, many photographs, and easy humour to a full house in Leacock 232, centred on the history of the House of …

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New Digital Chapbook Collection

Nursery rhymes, riddles, ballads, traditional poems and songs for young and old alike – all at the touch of a button. The Rare Books and Special Collections Library at McGill University contains over nine hundred British and American chapbooks published …

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Gone fishing!

Published in 1888, Artificial Flies and How to Make Them by M.A. Shipley may be just what you are looking for if you are in the mood for some summer fishing. This McGill digital title is a great DIY guide …

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