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March 11, 2018 marked the two hundredth anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s ground breaking novel Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus. Described as the first and arguably most influential science-fiction story ever written, Shelley’s protagonist, Victor Frankenstein and his monster, has permeated “our everyday culture from cartoons to Halloween costumes. Even the name ‘Frankenstein’ has become a byword for evil scientists and dangerous experiments.”
Written in a...[read more]
Michelle de Kretser The life to come
Uzodinma Iweala Speak no evil
Ian MacKenzie Feast days
Jonathan Miles Anatomy of a miracle: the true* story of a paralyzed veteran, a Mississippi conveni...
Be kind, and please rewind. Perhaps it has been a while since you’ve heard that phrase. Here at Mechanics’, we’d like to invite you...[read more]
Be part of Project Cicero Bay Area! The Mechanics' Institute Library is a proud participant in Project Cicero, and we need your help! Please donate new or gently used children’s and young adult books at the Library 2nd and 3rd floor service desks from Monday, March 5 through Thursday, March 8. (No textbooks, adult books or out of date nonfiction/reference books.) For more information please visit the Project Cicero (...[read more]