Sunday, January 20, 2019

Overdue returns

The Nazis are infamous for burning books in the 1930s, but what is less well known is that they also looted thousands of volumes during the Second World War. Those volumes are now sitting on shelves around Europe - but, as Milton Esterow has reported for the New York Times, public and university libraries seem to be increasingly concerned to ensure that, if possible, they are returned to their rightful owners.

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