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Robert Burton’s insights are idiosyncratic, unreliable & dated, but they are always entertaining, and from time to time they are right on point.
Our work placement student Hong Namgoong looks at the similarities between the Anatomy of Melancholy and the Korean medical text DongUiBoGam
Listen to a recording of Dr Mary Ann Lund's talk on The Anatomy of Melancholy and Robert Burton's use of writing as a form of therapy.
In time for World Autism Awareness Week 2016, this month one of our Front of House volunteers reviews "The Reason I Jump" by Naoki Higashida, which is available
This month one of our collection volunteers looks at the life of English pianist and composer, John Ogdon, in "Piano Man: A Life of John Ogdon" by Charles Beauc
Aislinn Hunter’s The World Before Us: its canvas is as wide as humanity.
This month's book club explores Sylvia Plath's fictionalised autobiography, 'The Bell Jar'.