November 23, 2009
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New Contemporary Japan Books

The Library has received new books on Japan as part of the “100 Books for Understanding Contemporary Japan “  Nippon Foundation donation program.  New books include:  Dreamland Japan : writings on modern manga   Network power : Japan and Asia Kabuki heroes … Continue reading

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January 12, 2009
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Reading on the Rise

A new report by the National Endowment for the Arts examines literary reading and determines that after years of decline the rates of literary reading are improving. Particularly interesting is the sharp increase among adults ages 18-24 where 9% more have … Continue reading

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