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Novembers Past – Some selections

Organology of Bachanan, 1842-1887

Buchanan’s Journal Of Man (November 1887) looks to the future

Punch looks at heavenly bodies

Punch or the London Charivari looks to Heavenly Bodies and more (November 1891)

Astounding Stories of Super_Science

Astounding Stories of Super-Science visits the “Pirate Planet” and more (November 1930)

Military Instruction

HyperWar remembers the November 1942 – January 1943 Paupan Campaign

Buy Nothing

The Java (programming language) News of November 2003 reminds us to Buy Nothing

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Emmy and Pulitzer Prizes for former ibiblian

Gabriel Dance received a Pulitzer Prize citation for his work on NSA Files: Decoded What the Revelations Mean To You at The Guardian. Specifically, he was part of a group of journalists who won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for coverage of widespread secret surveillance by the National Security Agency in July.

Also in his role as Interactive Editor for the Guardian, Gabriel was lead of the team that won a News Emmy in the New Approaches To News & Documentary Programming: Current News category this past month.

Gabriel Dance at

Gabe has since joined The Marshall Project, a not-for-profit non-partisan news organization covering the US criminal justice system as managing editor in charge of digital journalism.

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Nassib Nassar, Brahms and ibiblio

Great news that former ibiblian Nassib Nassar is the winner of The 2014 American Prize in Piano Performance (solo), professional division for his recording of Brahms Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Opus 5.

ibiblio has no shortage of Brahms resources including:

Johannes Brahms biography in two volumes by Florence May from The ibiblio hosted Project Gutenberg.

For free sheet music and midi files of Brahms music , visit the Mutopia project. All music in the Mutopia Project is free to download, print out, perform and distribute.

And of course The Classical Station, WCPE, streams live in several formats via ibiblio services.

Congratulations, Nassib.

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