True crime and libraries

library naplesAlan Johnstone’s article The Looting of a 16th Century Library in An article in the BBC News Magazine tells how thousands of rare volumes were looted from one of Italy’s oldest libraries by a gang of thieves that included the librarian himself.  Book-lovers from around the world are aiding in the recovery.  The full article can be read here.  Thanks to Karin K for the link.

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