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Helen Williams – Now we are 10!

Helen Williams – Now we are 10!

Our librarian tells how she came to work at Edinburgh’s Library of Mistakes. I first heard of the Library of Mistakes in December 2013, when I got a message about ‘a couple of weeks’ work’. This turned out to be organising and cataloguing the initial collection of about 2,000 books. The two weeks have stretched […]

Standing on the shoulders of (gi)ants

Standing on the shoulders of (gi)ants

Designing promotional materials for the Library of Mistakes You’re probably well acquainted with our iconic logo and straplines – our brand is really important to us as we deliver top class financial history education around the world. But there’s a lot that goes into visual brands such as ours, here our designer Oliver Haas, who […]

Kwasi Kwarteng tells Library of Mistakes bond markets don’t act rationally

Kwasi Kwarteng tells Library of Mistakes bond markets don’t act rationally The Library of Mistakes

Press release For immediate release Former Chancellor of the exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng claimed that bond markets don’t act rationally, speaking in a wide-ranging interview with the Library of Mistakes, the Edinburgh library dedicated to exploring the errors in financial history. The politician, whose budget was widely criticised for cutting taxes while not doing enough to […]

End of 2022 message from the Keeper – a Big Year for the Library of Mistakes

End of 2022 message from the Keeper – a Big Year for the Library of Mistakes macro photography of silver and black studio microphone condenser

2022 was a remarkable year for our global initiative to improve understanding of finance, business and human behaviour, one mistake at a time. Most notably, we opened up our new state-of-the-art library in Edinburgh. If you can get to Edinburgh, please do visit – simply register with us and then arrange a time, all via […]

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