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It’s Final: All Of Kafka Archives Will Go To National Library Of Israel (And Who Knows What They’ll Find Inside?)

“A district court in Zurich upheld Israeli verdicts in the case last week, ruling that several safe deposit boxes in the Swiss city could be opened and their contents shipped to Israel’s National Library. … The Swiss ruling would complete the acquisition of nearly all his known works, after years of lengthy legal battles over […]

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Crime & TheftNews

Carnegie Library Archivist Accused Of Stealing $8 Million Worth Of Rare Books Over Two Decades

“According to the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office, the library’s former archivist and an antique bookseller allegedly conspired to steal and sell over $8 million worth of rare books from the [Pittsburgh] library, including [Isaac Newton’s] Principia, valued at $900,000. The archivist, Greg Priore, and the bookseller, John Schulman, were arrested on Friday for the […]

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