After the 2013 publication of Nick Basbanes’ On Paper, book artist Tim Ely called the author and…
“Keeping time, time, time,” as Edgar Allan Poe writes in his poem, “The Bells,” preoccupied the…
Charles Dickens was one of the first global literary superstars who finessed his personal brand…
As some readers may recall, we published a feature last autumn called “Booksellers’ Best,” an…
From a quiet auction week to one that's absolutely jam-packed! First, we've got three sales on…
Time to check in with the Harry Ransom Center (HRC) at the University of Texas at Austin and take a…
Literary tourism is big business. While new book festivals continue to spring up, recent research…
Since the epic Battle of Winterfell episode in the latest season of Game of Thrones aired on HBO…
Last week the Kislak Center at the University of Miami Libraries dedicated a new gallery and opened…
Dallas, TX – The 1969 fantasy painting Egyptian Queen, one of the most legendary artworks by famed…
Washington, D.C. -- Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today that Richard Ford, author of…
New York – This June 12th, Christie’s Books & Manuscripts department will be presenting two…
London — The Folio Society is delighted to announce they will be publishing the entire series of…
Washington, D.C. -- Historical news reports and breaking news bulletins published by the Washington…
New York City – The New England Society in the City of New York (NES) is pleased to announce the…
Lewes, East Sussex, UK — Our next book sale on Monday May 20th is devoted to the dispersal of a two…
New York – Swann Galleries’ sale of Illustration Art on Tuesday, June 4 is set to offer original…
Dallas, TX – Objects flown to the moon and kept for 50 years in the private collection of “First…
Frazetta Egyptian Queen

Frazetta's "Queen" Sets World Record

The 1969 fantasy painting Egyptian Queen, one of the most legendary artworks by famed artist Frank Frazetta, sold for a world record $5.4 million.

Richard Ford

LOC Fiction Prize Awarded to Richard Ford

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced that Richard Ford, author of “Independence Day,” will receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction during the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival on Aug. 31.

Crick & Watson proof

Books, Manuscripts, and Americana at Christie's

On June 12, Christie’s Books & Manuscripts department will be presenting two live sales: The Birth of Modern Business: Luca Pacioli’s Summa de Arithmetica, and a various owner sale of Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts Including Americana.

Folio Society Martin Books

Folio Society to Publish "Game of Thrones" Collector's Edition

All of the titles in George R. R. Martin’s epic saga, A Song of Ice and Fire, will be published in special collector's editions this July.