Book covered with human skin resurfaces at Bailey Library

SRU’s Bailey Library is home to a variety of unique and rare items, which happens to include a once-missing crumbling book of Spanish erotic poetry from South America.

What makes this book important isn’t its subject, or the fact that it’d been missing for years until this past Winter Break, but its binding.

Human skin.

One reason book was lost:

…….was the fact that the author’s name is different from what’s in the library’s system, Voyager-it lacks the hyphenated last name of Medina-Navascues that had been added to Voyager years ago

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