Mercantile Library

To celebrate Black History Month, Cincinnati's Mercantile Library will present a very special appearance by legendary hip hop artist Chuck D from Public Enemy

Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews Robert Gipe's Weedeater: An Illustrated Novel. Robert Gipe will appear with fellow author Michael Henson at The Mercantile Library on April 6.

Martin Ogden/ Great Dixter

Great Dixter in East Sussex, England, was the family home of gardener and gardening writer Christopher Lloyd. Today Great Dixter is listed in England's Register of Historic Parks and Gardens, and admired by gardeners from around the world.

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Eldridge "Redge" Hanes, entrepreneur, Vietnam veteran, politician and author (under the name E.C. Hanes), has just released his latest book, Justice by Another Name.

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Dustin Powell Sparks

The Mercantile Library might not quickly come to mind if you are thinking about new recipes to try out for your next family gathering, but it has a sizeable collection of cookbooks - more than 100, from as far back as 1878.

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The Over-the-Rhine Museum, which is currently in its planning and development stage, is modeled on the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in New York City. The founder of the Tenement Museum, Ruth J. Abram, is in Cincinnati to give a presentation at a sold-out event tonight at the Mercantile Library.

Dr. Danny M. Cohen, an assistant professor of instruction at Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy and The Crown Family Center for Jewish & Israel Studies, is a learning scientist, author, and education designer. Dr. Cohen is also founder of the Unsilence Project. His latest book, Train, tells the story of six teenagers, Jewish and non-Jewish, in Nazi-occupied 1943 Berlin.