Alex Johnson

January 20, 2021
Bookbinding education in the UK has been given a welcome boost by The Clothworkers’ Company in London.
January 12, 2021
Although reading about plagues and pandemics in previous centuries may not be top of everybody’s agenda, a new online exhibition curated by The Queen’s College, Oxford, offers a fascinating glimpse
December 22, 2020
Earlier this year, a highly bejeweled miniature Quran that belonged to Queen Victoria went on display for the first time.
December 9, 2020
After a decade-long campaign by the Mary on the Green group, last month saw the unveiling of sculptor Maggi Hambling’s memorial statue to Mary Wollstonecraft in London.
November 24, 2020
Just as the UK’s writers’ homes museums were gearing up for the Christmas season, they have been forced to close again as part of renewed coronavirus lockdown restrictions through December 3.
November 18, 2020
London-based graphic novel publisher SelfMadeHero has launched a new social media campaign via Twitter today to support UK bookshops – which are not classed
November 12, 2020
Arts funding in the UK has had a torrid time over the last decade and the coronavirus-related lockdowns (the second came into force earlier this month) are driving many organizations to the point o
November 1, 2020
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of Charles Dickens this year, the
October 12, 2020
The Bibliographical Society in London has released details of its new lecture series, covering the rest of 2020 (via Zoom, starting 5.30 p.m.
September 17, 2020
A digital edition of the 8th-century Codex Zacynthius, launched by the University of Birmingham’s Institute for Textual Schola