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'Dangerous books' - the power of the written word revealed at St Paul's lunchtime talk

Not all books are forbidden, smuggled, and condemned to be burned, but some are, and some are dangerous to their creators and their owners. They change lives.

Dangerous Books will see the Cathedral's Librarian, Jo Wisdom, reveal more about the strange history of some of the books in the St Paul's library.

Tuesday 17 June
1 - 1.45pm
BOOK TICKETS ONLINE


This talk is the third in a series of six across 2014, organised by the Cathedral's Collections department.

Each presentation takes an aspect of the Cathedral Collections as the starting point to illuminate and elucidate an aspect of the rich life and work of St Paul’s. These 45-minute introductions will be delivered by Cathedral staff and volunteers who have researched specific items from the Library, Archives or Object Collection.

The talks will endeavour to bring star objects and less well known but significant treasures to the fore as they reveal details behind the big stories in the history of St Paul’s as well as some of the less well known facets of the pursuit of the Cathedral Mission and associated activities and events.

Space is limited for all sessions and booking will be essential. Booking will open when the programme, with titles and an indication of content, are posted on the website.

Coming soon:
The Women of the Crypt

Burning book image: Thinkstock