Barbara Basbanes Richter
August 5, 2022
While exploring the Folger Shakespeare Library's latest online endeavor in a blog last month, I cited the Bard's will where he bequeaths his 'second best bed' to his wife, Anne. Though that passage…
July 26, 2022
Talk therapy is nothing new, but how about bibliotherapy? I'm not talking about self-help publications, but rather using literature as a means to physical and psychological salvation.
July 24, 2022
July 1, 2022
The typical fate of a television set and its contents post-production is not pretty; cast and crew may select a memento or two, but the scrap heap is the usual destination.
November 19, 2021
Before becoming an award-winning picture book illustrator, Jan Brett could tell when a story struck the right chord.
August 19, 2021
Summer is on the wane, but perhaps some of you out there are still planning a trip away.
July 21, 2021
The summer catalogue from London’s Peter Harrington includes rock ’n’ roll legend Elvis Presley’s annotated copy of The Prophet by Lebanese
June 23, 2021
If you thought understanding cryptocurrency was challenging, NFTs might as well be another language.
May 19, 2021
The Philippe Labaune Gallery may be a newcomer to the New York arts scene, having opened its doors earlier this year, but its founder is a well-known
April 8, 2021
By most accounts, Robert E. Hart (1878-1946) was a private man.