Congratulations to Michael Ondaatje, whose 1992 novel The English Patient was awarded the Golden Man Booker Prize on Sunday, July 8. Ondaatje’s archive was recently acquired by the Harry Ransom Center and contains extensive materials relating to the award-winning novel. [Read more…] about Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient wins the Golden Man Booker Prize
People often associate glove-wearing with the handling of old or rare book and paper materials. [Read more…] about Gloves: to wear or not to wear?
by Enora Lessinger
I visited the Kazuo Ishiguro archive at the Harry Ransom Center in June 2017, a few months before Ishiguro was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. This British writer of Japanese descent is famous for the suggestive quality of his writing, and in particular for his self-deceived, unreliable narrators. [Read more…] about Fellows Find: Searching for Kazuo Ishiguro’s unreliable narrators
The Ransom Center presents the exhibition “Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance” from Aug. 11, 2018, through Jan. 6, 2019. [Read more…] about Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance
This Thursday, June 21, marks the American Public Transportation Association (APTA)’s 13th annual National Dump the Pump Day, which encourages people to opt for public transportation rather than a personal car. [Read more…] about Visit the Ransom Center car-free
The internationally-renowned American photojournalist David Douglas Duncan has died at age 102 in France. [Read more…] about Remembering photojournalist David Douglas Duncan, 1916–2018