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Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination

Our new exhibition opens on Friday 3 October - explore our fascination with the mysterious, the terrifying and the macabre

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British Library Board vacancies

Recruitment is currently under way for six Board roles: the deadline for applications is 3 November 2014

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The Magic of Birds

Celia Fisher traces the ways in which artists and storytellers have depicted the magic of birds in her new book

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