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Book Limo

Welcome to the 6th installment in Book Patrol’s series Life of Google, featuring images from the vast archives of Life magazine that now appear on Google. Back in the 1950s the College Book Co. offered free limousine service to UCLA … Continue reading

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Nuns Reading

Group of nuns sailing aboard the SS Manhattan in 1940. Photograph by Thomas D. Mcavoy The 5th installment in Book Patrol’s new series Life of Google, featuring images from the vast archives of Life magazine that now appear on Google. … Continue reading

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Gertrude, Alice and Basket

Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas and their poodle Basket. France, 1944.Photograph by Carl Mydans. Stein and Toklas were serious poodle people. Over the years they had three; Basket, Basket I and Basket II. #4 in Book Patrol’s new series Life … Continue reading

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The Chinese Book Burner and the Great Wall of Books

Qin Shi Huang, is one of the most notorious and prolific book burners in history. During his reign from 221 BC – 210 BC, Qin Shi Huang outlawed Confucianism and ordered the burning of pretty much all the books that … Continue reading

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Capote on Ice

Truman Capote ice skating at Rockefeller Center in New York City – 1959. Photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt. The second installment in Book Patrol’s new series Life of Google, featuring images from the vast archives of Life magazine that now appear … Continue reading

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