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Below are the 6 most recent journal entries recorded in The Invisible Library's LiveJournal:

Friday, October 3rd, 2008
4:29 pm
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Old Twentieth, by Joe Haldeman
author: "Haldeman, Joe"
title: "Old Twentieth"
pseudo-author: "Reeve, Nolan"
pseudo-title: "Night Train"

Notable for being partially written after the author's death (well, clinical death).
Monday, April 14th, 2008
2:29 pm
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The Hard Life, by Flann O'Brien
author: "O'Brien, Flann"
book: "The Hard Life"
pseudo-author: "Dodds, Professor H. W. Latimer"
pseudo-book: "The High Wire -- Nature Held At Bay -- Spine-Chilling Spectacle Splenetizes Sporting Spectators"

author: "O'Brien, Flann"
book: "The Hard Life"
pseudo-author: "Knottersley, Dr. Calvin"
pseudo-book: "Odes and Epodes of Horace"

"Translated" by "Dr. Knottersley"

author: "O'Brien, Flann"
book: "The Hard Life"
pseudo-author: "Maude, Dr. Ernest George"
pseudo-book: "Clinical Notes on Pott's Fracture"

author: "O'Brien, Flann"
book: "The Hard Life"
pseudo-author: "Patterson, Lew"
pseudo-book: "Swimming and Diving. A Manly and Noble Art"

The whole run of books are fakes produced by one of the characters.
Saturday, February 9th, 2008
8:21 pm
[le_trombone]
Three books in Zahrah the Windseeker, by Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu
author: "Okorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi"
book: "Zahrah the Windseeker"
pseudo-author: "unknown"
pseudo-book: "Ooni Fashion Magazine's Best of the Year"

author: "Okorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi"
book: "Zahrah the Windseeker"
pseudo-author: "Okeke, Periwinkle"
pseudo-book: "The Bravest Girl in the North"

Part of the Cosmic Chukwu Crusader comic series.

author: "Okorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi"
book: "Zahrah the Windseeker"
pseudo-author: "Great Explorers of Knowledge and Adventure Organization"
pseudo-book: "The Forbidden Greeny Jungle Field Guide"
Sunday, December 2nd, 2007
12:15 am
[le_trombone]
Three Books in Camp Concentration, by Thomas Disch
author: "Disch, Thomas"
book: "Camp Concentration"
pseudo-author: "Sacchetti, Louis"
pseudo-book: "The Hills of Switzerland"

author: "Disch, Thomas"
book: "Camp Concentration"
pseudo-author: "Sacchetti, Louis"
pseudo-book: "Gerard Winstanley, Puritan Utopist"

author: "Disch, Thomas"
book: "Camp Concentration"
pseudo-author: "Berrigan, Fred"
pseudo-book: "Mars in Conjunction"

Camp Concentration was a think_galactic selection a couple of years back.
Saturday, November 10th, 2007
7:39 pm
[le_trombone]
Lincoln's Dreams, By Connie Willis
author: "Willis, Connie"
book: "Lincoln's Dreams"
pseudo-author: "Broun, Thomas"
pseudo-book: "The Duty Bound"

The narrator in Lincoln's Dreams is a researcher for Thomas Broun, a writer whose novels are set in the American Civil War. He has other books, but this is the only one whose title is mentioned.
7:26 pm
[le_trombone]
Getting Started
Welcome to the Invisible Library, Live Journal branch.

The original Invisible Library was a web site created by Brian Quinette. The idea fascinated me: a catalogue of sorts of books that existed only in other books.

The web site updated sporadically, and it seemed difficult to get in touch with the head librarian. Then one day, the Invisible Library vanished. Brian Quinette seemed to be unreachable, and all seemed to be lost.

I had been concerned before that though, so I saved off the contents of the web site. I am going to save them off into a MySQL database, and will sometime in the remaining days of this year get that database in a web site that everyone can see.

In the meantime of course there are new unknown, unreal, unseen, and unread books to be found in newly published books. Post an entry here, and let the invisible catalogue grow!
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