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Schott's Miscellany 10 August 2009

The Smithsonian Institution Act came into law, creating a museum, library, and research program (1846)


J.K. ROWLING'S RECOMMENDED BOOKS

J.K. Rowling's book recommendations, according to a list compiled in 2007 by the Royal Society of Literature:

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Charlie & the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Animal Farm by George Orwell
The Tale of Two Bad Mice by Beatrix Potter
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Hamlet by William Shakespeare


VESPASIENNE--a public lavatory
"George was caught again in a dubious vespasienne."
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