The Fantasy Story as a Merciless Laboratory of History: On RF Kuang’s “Babel, or The Necessity of Violence”

DECEMBER 3, 2022 RF KUANG’s latest novel Babel, or The Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators’ Revolution (Harper Voyager, 2022) gives readers not just a thrilling work of fantasy, but also an adventure of the mind. Set in an altered 1830s Britain, the novel speaks to the historical imagination. The fantastic … Read more

Library as Laboratory: New Lightning Talks Announced

Register now for our Library as Laboratory Lightning Talks session, May 11 @ 11am PT. In this final session of the Internet Archive’s digital humanities expo, Library as Laboratory, you’ll hear from scholars in a series of short presentations about their research and how they’re using collections and infrastructure from the Internet Archive for their … Read more