April 8, 2021
By most accounts, Robert E. Hart (1878-1946) was a private man.
March 31, 2021
Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge (Harvard University Press,
March 16, 2021
For book collectors, it’s always hunting season. No one knows this better than Kurt Zimmerman, longtime book collector and cofounder of the Book Hunters Club of Houston.
March 11, 2021
From works of art and missals to wallpaper, German printers in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries were colorfully creative marvels.
December 15, 2020
Readers may have noticed something new in our recent issues: a little section up front we call “Editor’s Bookshelf.” It’s a brief list of new or forthcoming books that we think will most appeal to
December 10, 2020
Even in 2020, the holidays arrive at a fever pitch (at least, that's how I feel), but gift-giving takes on new meaning this year.
December 3, 2020
It’s that time of year, and sure, buying a book for a bibliophile is generally a good idea, but it can be tricky to pick just the right thing.
December 1, 2020
The 1940 voyage to the Sea of Cortez (now the Gulf of California) undertaken by novelist John Steinbeck and marine biologist Ed Ricketts has long stirred our imaginations.
November 11, 2020
Page Mill Press of San Francisco will be publishing a trade edition of Barry Moser's illustrated 
June 4, 2020
For many of us, the past three months of lockdown has meant extra time for reading. With no social or cultural events to attend, the books have beckoned.