The Fine Books Blog: Recent

In case you missed it, last month Twain scholar and collector Kevin Mac Donnell shared highlights…
It’s the review roundup you’ve all been waiting for: summer 2021’s books about books. Three fiction…
Book People June 8, 2021
If you enjoyed our summer issue’s “How I Got Started” profile of Denver bibliophile Taylor C. Kirkpatrick, be sure to check out the full interview, posted here.
Quite a busy week coming up in the auction rooms: here's what I'll be keeping an eye on.
If you’ve seen our new summer issue, you might recognize the photograph on the cover as the work of photographer Lewis Hine (1874–1940).
Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Jack Swab of the University of Kentucky, who won second place in the 2020 National Colleg
A new collaboration between UK booksellers and authors’ societies will mean that for the first time, writers will receive royalties on secondhand/used book sales.
Book People May 28, 2021
Beloved picture book author and artist Eric Carle passed away earlier this week at the age of 91.
Earlier this month, with spring in the air, the Bodleian Libraries at Oxford University debuted its new exhibition, Roots to Seeds.
Each year the Morgan Library & Museum rewards New York City schoolchildren for making handmade books.
Book People May 25, 2021
Last week the Huntington Library announced an intriguing gift: Lisa See, author of New York Times bestsellers Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, and Shanghai Girls
Another jam-packed week of sales coming up: