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“333 Saints” in Major British Library Exhibition

On October 16, 2015 the British Library Exhibition “West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song” opened to critical acclaim: http://www.bl.uk/events/west-africa-word-symbol-song (Open until Tue 16 Feb 2016) The event includes five photographs from Alexandra’s project “333 Saints: A Life of Scholarship in Timbuktu.” … Continue reading

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Great review for “333 Saints” in JW: Journal of West African History

JW: Journal of West African History is a brand new academic journal published by Michigan State University. Its first issue includes a review by David E. Skinner of three great works on Timbuktu’s ancient manuscripts. One of those books is … Continue reading

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A lovely review of “333 Saints” in Aramco World!

Thank you Charles Cecil for the lovely review of 333 Saints: A Life of Scholarship in Timbuktu in the March/ April edition of the magazine Aramco World! Cecil, Charles O. “Suggestions for Reading, 333 Saints: A Life of Scholarship in … Continue reading

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BOZAR show: “TIMBUKTU RENAISSANCE”

Some of my photographs from 333 Saints will be in a slideshow in the exhibition “Timbuktu Renaissance” at the BOZAR museum in Brussels. The show will be up from : 12/19/14-02/22/15 The exhibition includes some of Timbuktu’s ancient manuscripts as … Continue reading

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The books have arrived!

Waiting was really hard!! Check out the preview video: And tell your friends that they can order books at our online BOOKSTORE. Thank you to everyone who helped make this book come alive! Alexandra

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Great news: the books look awesome!

My advance copies arrived last week, and I am pleased to say that the books look great!  Of course, this is the fond creator speaking, but I hope you’ll agree. You can now order books through PayPal on this website … Continue reading

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333 Saints : l’esprit du savoir à Tombouctou

Some important book decisions have been made this last month! — The date for printing has been set!  I will be in Iceland to be on site during the printing.  If all goes well, it looks like the books will be … Continue reading

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“333 Saints: a Life of Scholarship in Timbuktu” successfully funded!

I am happy to announce that my planned photography book “333 Saints: a Life of Scholarship in Timbuktu” has been successfully funded through a crowd-funding campaign at 122% of its funding goal. Thank You! To everyone who has supported this … Continue reading

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Thank you again and 9 days left!!

Thank you again to everyone that has supported my Kickstarter campaign so far, whether by pledging, or tweeting, or blogging, or all of the above!! There are now 9 days left in the campaign… “333 Saints: a Life of Scholarship … Continue reading

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Figuring out the Foreword

Thus far, I have remained silent on the subject of the book’s foreword.  This is not because I didn’t have something planned, but rather because I wanted to wait until the text was set and the permissions verified before I … Continue reading

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