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Resource Guide: ‘The King at the Edge of the World’ by Arthur Phillips

On March 3, 2022 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion of The King at the Edge of the World by Arthur Phillips. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to the novel, the Ottoman Empire, and questions of religion.


Words, Words, Words: ‘The King at the Edge of the World’ by Arthur Phillips

The Folger’s virtual book club continues on Thursday, March 3 with a discussion of ‘The King at the Edge of the World’ by Arthur Phillips. To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this tale of espionage and faith at the end of the Elizabethan era.


ENCORES: A Celebration of Pablo Neruda (2017)

Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES. This week, we share Javier Zamora reading his and Pablo Neruda’s poems from a 2017 reading.




ENCORES: ‘Shakespeare and Comics’ with Mya Gosling (2016)

In this episode of Folger ENCORES, cartoonist Mya Gosling is joined by Kate Pitt, the former Folger Humanities and Lecture Coordinator, for a discussion of the popular Shakespeare webcomic Good Tickle Brain.



DCanter’s Mulled Wine

Get into the festive spirit with this warming holiday beverage from DCanter.



Poetic Pairings: Donika Kelly and a Hungarian Red Blend

‘Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name’ is an online writing seminar that celebrates the poetry of Black women in America. We are pleased to bring you a special collaboration with DCanter wines, pairing a poem from the Shakespeare’s Sisters curriculum with a recommended wine each Monday of the seminar.