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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
November 2009
Contents48

SPECIAL REPORT

Gift Guide for Book Lovers

You’ve waited all year—
our annual list of
great holiday presents
for readers, writers,
and bookish types.
By Rebecca Rego Barry

 

Departments

DIGEST

The Gift of Closure

World War II veteran returns two sixteenth-century volumes he took from a German salt mine in 1945. By Christopher Lancette

DIGEST

Google v. Gutenberg

Harvard University Library Director Robert Darnton discusses his new book, The Case for Books: Past, Present, and Future. By Rebecca Rego Barry

Dear Reader

Season of Thanks and Giving

Fine Books’ new editor Rebecca Rego Barry talks about the upcoming holiday season.

Letters to the Editor

See what readers are saying about the 2010 Compendium.

Calendar

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

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

Gift to Open Again and Again

Nicholas Basbanes offers a list of beautiful books perfect for any reader on your holiday shopping list. By Nicholas Basbanes

Sold@Auction

Autumn Auctions

A rare cider-making cookbook; special editions of Steinbeck, Nabokov, and Whitman; and a book on horse hooves from 1809. By Ian McKay

Fine Books Interview

Young Modern(ist)

Cambridge book-collecting contest winner Boris Jardine chats with Fine Books about his modernism collection as well as The Cambridge Literary Review he co-edited. Interview by Kimberly Draper