Book Talk


10 books about road trips

When we heard The Levee: A Photographer in The American South, a new exhibit opening October 5 at Cincinnati Art Museum, it inspired us to comb through the stacks for books about road trips. Like the journey photographer Sohrab Hura took in 2016, documented in The Levee, these books explore the ideas of both road trips and the South. 

October 1st, 2019|Categories: Book Recommendations, From the Stacks, Uncategorized|

The Tale of an Art-Carved Library Table

There’s a new piece of furniture in the Reading Room, an ornately carved library table with a motif of acanthus leaves, that’s right at home with our carved bookcases. It was likely made by a student from the woodcarving school of father-and son Henry and William Fry, who immigrated to Cincinnati from England in the 1850s.

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