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In pictures: Concordia University's Mordecai Richler Reading Room

Montreal writer's artifacts are part of a large archival gift to Concordia University from the Richler family, which includes about 6,000 of the author’s books, many of them annotated, which will be accessible to students and faculty

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Personal mementos lie in a basket in the Mordecai Richler Reading Room at Concordia University in Montreal, November 27, 2013. The space was created in tribute to the late novelist, screenwriter and essayist which contains Richler's desk, typewriter, books and mementos.

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Personal mementos and documentation including Mordecai Richler's passport lie in a basket.

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A well-worn chair and typewriter are seen in the Mordecai Richler Reading Room.

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Old books on a shelf are seen in the Mordecai Richler Reading Room at Concordia University in Montreal.

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Details on a shelf including an award and autographed photo of Maurice Richard are seen in the Mordecai Richler Reading Room.

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A cartoon drawing of Mordecai seen hanging in the Mordecai Richler Reading Room.

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A photo seen in the Mordecai Richler Reading Room.

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The conference Room of the Mordecai Richler Reading Room which contains his books and personal items.

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Details of a shelf showing some of the books owned in the Mordecai Richler Reading Room.

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The Mordecai Richler Reading Room at Concordia University in Montreal, November 27, 2013.

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A man walks past a sign for the an exhibition called English literature during the Quiet Revolution.

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A typewriter in the Mordecai Richler Reading Room at Concordia University in Montreal, November 27, 2013.

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