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An ongoing series of marathon read-throughs by the public of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons…
From January 25–29, several organizations in New York City will celebrate Bibliography Week. With…
Current Events & Trends January 17, 2022
Here are the sales I'll be keeping an eye on this week:
Current Events & Trends January 13, 2022
In 2019, V. M. Braganza was browsing the Sokol Books booth at London’s Firsts Antiquarian Book Fair, when she felt as if she had been “struck by lightning,” she said via email.
Travelouge January 12, 2022
Enthusiasts of the works of Romantic poet William Wordsworth (1770–1850) will soon have the opportunity of settling down for the night in his home.
 
Book People January 11, 2022
Debuting later this week at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens is an exhibition called Mapping Fiction that highlights the way in which mapped spaces have played a role in fiction, e.g., Joyce’s Dublin, Tolki
Current Events & Trends January 10, 2022
A trio of sales I'll be keeping an eye on this week:
Current Events & Trends January 7, 2022
For our current issue, Alex Johnson talked to Kate McCaffrey, assistant curator at Hever Castle, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, about a major discovery she made last year while study
Current Events & Trends January 6, 2022
Today we’re talking with John Hill, author of the elegant new book, Buildings in Print: 100 Influential & Inspiring Illustrated Architecture Books (Prestel, 2021).
Bright Young Collectors January 5, 2022
Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Melanie Shi, who won Honorable Mention in the 2021 Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize for women coll
Current Events & Trends January 4, 2022
Paper dresses aren’t just for paper dolls, as the Phoenix Art Museum in Arizona reveals in its current exhibition, Generation Paper: Fast Fashion of the 1960s.
Current Events & Trends January 3, 2022
Just a couple of sales for the first week of 2022: