Category Archives: Books

TALIM and the 19th Annual Salon International de Tanger des Livres et des Arts

TALIM is proud to once again support the Salon International de Tanger des Livres et des Arts. “La Femme” is the theme of this year’s Salon, and TALIM will sponsor the participation of American author/historian Alison Baker, and Tangier-based American … Continue reading

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Treasures to be discovered at the Legation

By Grecia Álvarez, MLIS, Guest blogger When we started sifting through our collection to cull our rare books from the regular shelves and put them into their new home in “the cage” we never imagined we would find books dating … Continue reading

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Morocco Launch of “A Gardener’s Garden” at the Museum

TALIM in partnership with Librarie des Colonnes welcomed landscape architect and Tangier resident Madison Cox to the Legation on November 12 for the Morocco launch of A Gardener’s Garden, published by Phaidon. Madison, who currently serves on the TALIM Board, … Continue reading

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Enchantment On Sale through the New Year

If you are looking to get an early start on some Christmas shopping, you can do it and support TALIM by purchasing copies of Enchantment. Pictures from the Tangier American Legation Museum, by Diana Wylie, on sale for $14.99 (regularly … Continue reading

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Tangier: Guides and Gateways

Clichéd images of Tangier didn’t disappear with independence. Emma Chubb investigates.
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The Skeletons of Portuguese Tangier

“Portuguese Tangier” uses the latest GIS modeling technology and 15th century archives to recreate a vibrant image of the city during its two Portuguese centuries.
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Ten Years of “Performing Tangier”

“Performing Tangier” 2014 was the tenth edition in this internationally-attended conference, and it launched at the Legation.
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TALIM Library Catalog Finds an Online Home

The Legation’s library catalog – some 8,000 books on Morocco, the Maghreb, and the Mediterranean world – can now be consulted online.
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Gaetana Enders, Tangerina in New York

Born in Tangier, married to a US ambassador, journalist and author, Gaetana Enders was a witness to the International Zone.
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American Pirate in the Consular Court

In 1952, “Nylon Sid” Paley was tried for piracy at the American Legation.
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