Book People

March 9, 2023
Books are very much in the DNA of English writer Edward Brooke-Hitching, the son of rare book collector and dealer Franklin Brooke-Hitching, and descendant of printer William Blades (1824-1890), wh
March 9, 2023
At the conclusion of Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison’s essay, “The Site of Memory,” she details how, when working on a piece, she would doggedly rewrite until it appeared fla
March 6, 2023
Rebecca Romney, rare book dealer and collector at Type Punch Matrix, has shared her thoughts on Twitter about what she describes as "one of the most i
March 2, 2023
The seventh annual Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize, awarded for an outstanding book collection built by a woman aged 30 or younger, anywhere in the United States, comes with a cash award of $
March 1, 2023
Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Emiko Hastings at the University of Michigan.
March 1, 2023
The latest in the Cambridge University Press (CUP) series Elements in Publishing and Book Culture focu
February 24, 2023
A major gift and donation has helped the V&A secure
February 10, 2023
Part of bookseller and writer Larry McMurtry's personal estate will come to auction at Vogt Auction Galleries in May featuring a range of items belonging to th
February 7, 2023
Black authors have had a huge, under-acknowledged, impact on global literature. Here are ten Black American authors whose work may be unfamiliar to many, but deserve to be known and celebrated by all…
February 3, 2023
Nick Barley, Director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, announced today that he will step down in September after successfully delivering 14 editions of the internationally-acclaimed fe