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Podcasts from Spectator writers
The Library: A Fragile History by Andrew Pettegree and Arthur Der Weduwen reviewed
By Dennis Duncan
The Madman’s Library: The Strangest Books, Manuscripts and Other Literary Curiosities from History by Edward Brooke-Hitching reviewed
Use it or lose it: has the public library had its day?
Spells and bindings
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.