This past Monday, PBS released the first of its three-part, six-hour documentary exploring the life and work of Ernest Hemingway, directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.
April 9, 2021
March 31, 2021
In October 1955, Allen Ginsberg read “Howl” publicly for the first time in front of a San Francisco audience that included fellow Beat Generation poets Gary Snyder, Jack Kerouac, and
March 30, 2021
Larry McMurtry, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Oscar-winning screenwriter, and esteemed antiquarian bookseller, who died last week at the age of 84, was something of a patron saint of bibliophi
March 26, 2021
Just a few weeks ago, the Harry Ransom Center in Austin, Texas, presented an online conversation with author/illustrator Edward Carey.
March 19, 2021
We learned earlier this week about the death of antiquarian bookseller Dorothy Sloan, “a pioneering woman in the book trade,” according to fellow bookseller John Windle.
March 4, 2021
In our new spring issue, we profile the brilliant Bryan A.
February 25, 2021
The 2021 California Young Book Collectors Prize has been awarded to Jessica Camille Jordan o
February 24, 2021
Yesterday we heard the news that Lawrence Ferlinghetti died on February 22 at the spectacular age of 101.
February 18, 2021
We first spoke to Nigel Beale, host of book culture podcast The Biblio File, almost ten years ago when he launched the Literary Tourist community an
February 5, 2021
As many of you know from her cameo in The Booksellers (2019), author Fran Lebowitz is very much a bibliophile.