ABCs of Special Collections: K is for…

We are almost at the half-way mark with today’s letter: K is for Franz Kafka (1883-1924) Best known for The Metamorphosis (1915), Franz Kafka is arguably one of the most influential writers of the 20th-century. In 1908, his first eight … Continue reading

This Just In: Translations by Jorge Luis Borges

The celebrated Argentinian author (and sometime librarian) Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) was famous for his fictional account of the universal library which, because it contains all information, is useless.  Since 1977 the U.Va. Library has built one of the world’s … Continue reading