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Hunter S. Thompson Archive Consisting of 182 Letters to be Auctioned

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Howard Greenberg Gallery Presents "Vivian Maier: The Color Work"

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Bonhams Introduces the Griffith J. Davis Photography and Archives

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Modern African-American Art Shines in Oct 4 Sale at Swann

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The First Book Published and Printed in Antarctica at Bonhams NY

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The First Western Book on Cosmetics & Scents will be Sold in Paris

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
April 2009
Contents40

Special report

It’s April in New York—that moody,
crazy, black & white city where
people still value the printed word.

A sneak preview of the 49th Annual Antiquarian Booksellers Fair at the Park Avenue Armory.

Portable Pages downloadFever Streets

Dream scenery from the city that never sleeps, a black & white photo essay by New York native John Rosenthal. Introduction by Alan Shapiro

Portable Pages downloadThe Writing Life

The downtown literary scene is past,
present and prologue. Nicole Pasulka

Departments

Digest

If At First You Don’t Succeed

On April 20 the Tate London reprises William Blake’s disastrous solo show.

Documentia

President Obama’s new budget is 1,000 pages long—and that’s not the screwy part.

Dear Reader

Keep Reading

A New York Writer is born (but probably not in New York) every day.

Calendar

Find book fairs and auctions in your area or around the world.

Featured Columns

gently mad

Because I Said So

Nicholas Basbanes finds collections that answer to no man.

Collecting@Large

Because We Said So

The Partners at Pentagram International design firm think these things are really cool. You will, too. Akiko Busch

Sold@Auction

Hot Drinks

Worried about the economy? Have a $595 dry martini. Ian McKay