July 15, 2021
Among the many incredible Sylvia Plath lots currently on offer—letters, recipe cards, wedding ring
June 11, 2021
In case you missed it, last month Twain scholar and collector Kevin Mac Donnell shared highlights of his collection during a free, virtual event hosted by the
June 8, 2021
If you enjoyed our summer issue’s “How I Got Started” profile of Denver bibliophile Taylor C.
May 28, 2021
Beloved picture book author and artist Eric Carle passed away earlier this week at the age of 91.
May 25, 2021
Last week the Huntington Library announced an intriguing gift: Lisa See, author of New York Times bestselle
April 9, 2021
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.
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.