Center for the Book

The Center for the Book’s vision is that every Virginian will have access to books and reading and to the power that books and reading provide to shape and inform personal and civic life.

As an affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, the VFH Center for the Book works within a network of 50 state-center affiliates to promote books, reading, literacy, and the literary life of Virginia.


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Carolyn Eastman

The Strange Genius of Mr. O

Carolyn Eastman is studying a fascinating character who had a hand in the birth of the 19th-century American oratorical tradition.

Archive Fever

Beth Macy describes the epic research dive she took to produce her forthcoming TRUEVINE: A Strange and Troubling Tale of Two Brothers in Jim Crow America.