Book People

May 11, 2021
Back in March, Alex Johnson reported on the Sir Walter Scott celebrations getting underway in honor o
April 21, 2021
Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Brendan W. Clark of Trinity College. Mr.
April 21, 2021
London — The shortlist for the Wolfson History Prize 2021, the UK’s most prestigious history writing prize, has been announced today, celebrating the best historical non-fiction titles from the pas
April 20, 2021
San Marino, CA — The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has awarded Alyssa Collins, assistant professor of Engli
April 20, 2021
Books once owned by William Safire, presidential speechwriter under Nixon, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and avowed grammar stickler, are
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.
April 8, 2021
By most accounts, Robert E. Hart (1878-1946) was a private man.
April 7, 2021
Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Victoria Forsberg-Lary of
March 31, 2021
Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge (Harvard University Press,
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