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VU Press launches Little Free Library as part of 80th-year celebration

Jan. 17, 2020—A new Little Free Library, designed to resemble the historic Kirkland Hall, offers a selection of books published by Vanderbilt University Press and other titles donated by community members.

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Looking to the 19th century for perspective on race and government

May. 8, 2017—Issues of race and government are explored in law professor Dan Sharfstein's new book, "Thunder in the Mountains."

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Fighting partisanship with philosophy

Oct. 28, 2015—When it comes to politics, keeping the lines of reasoned argument open is more important than reaching agreements, says Vanderbilt philosopher Robert B. Talisse.

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Scholastic book fair at Peabody Library March 15, 16

Mar. 8, 2012—A luau-themed book fair featuring Scholastic books is scheduled for Peabody Library March 15-16 in the ground floor project room. This year’s fair will offer a wide selection of engaging and affordable books for young readers, including Newbery, Caldecott and Coretta Scott King award winners. Titles for pre-K through young adult will be offered. Cash, checks...

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Vanderbilt exhibits explore how books and art inspire each other

Sep. 1, 2011—A joint opening reception for “The Book as Art: Beautiful Books” and “Reading Pictures: Text and Image in Contemporary Art” is scheduled Sept. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. in two different campus locations.

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