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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.




Resource Guide: ‘The Weight of Ink’ by Rachel Kadish

On February 3, 2022 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion of ‘The Weight of Ink’ by Rachel Kadish. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to the novel, religion in the 17th-century, and scholarship today.