Expert to Talk 'Books That Shaped America' at Arlington Central Library

Dimunation was among curators of recent Library of Congress exhibit.

Mark Dimunation, chief of the Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Arlington Central Library about some of the most influential books in American history.

Dimunation was among a group of experts who curated the 88 books featured in the recent Books that Shaped America exhibit at the Library of Congress. Titles include Dr. Seuss' "The Cat in the Hat," Thomas Paine's "Common Sense," Ralph Nadar's "Unsafe at Any Speed" and "Alcoholics Anonymous."

(Click here to see the list at the Library of Congress.)

The event is free. The library encourages patrons to bring their own list of influential titles. For more information, visit the library's website.


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