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Series of Exhibits & Events at the Library of Congress for Whitman's 200th Birthday

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New Photobook Documents the Notorious Burning Man

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"Cuban Caricature and Culture" Opens at the Wolfsonian-FIU in June 2019

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2019 New England Society Book Awards Finalists Announced

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Wolfson History Prize 2019 Shortlist Revealed

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Books & Manuscripts from Aviation to Exploration at Hindman LLC on May 1  

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September/October 2005
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Competitive book collecting thrives on campus and FB&C announces a national book-collecting contest
The Corrections to the Corrections
The story behind Jonathan Franzen’s big book
The Children’s Anarchist
— How William Godwin reinvented children’s literature
How to Make a Book Cover
— The art of Josef Capek
Columns
Gently Mad
— Passing on the passion for collecting
— The million-dollar map
Fine Presses
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Beyond the Basics
By Joel Silver — The origins of modern cloth bindings
William Miglore, Amherst’s book-collecting champion
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A printing museum, Rare Book School, map thefts, and more
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Fine Pick: Foul Play! The Art and Artists of the Notorious 1950s E.C. Comics; plus Cartographica Extraordinaire
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