June 5, 2023
DPLA Book Talk: Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge, with Richard Ovenden (Digital Public Library of America)
Monday, June 5, 2023
Join us for a book talk with author Richard Ovenden, director of the Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford, about his book, Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge. The director of the famed Bodleian Libraries at Oxford narrates the global history of the willful destruction?and surprising survival?of recorded knowledge over the past three millennia.