Winter 2020

Fine Books Profile

Dana Gioia

The former California Poet Laureate on reading, writing, and collecting

By Ernest Hilbert

Take Me Back to Tulsa

The archives of Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan are rejuvenating a town

By Holly George-Warren

2020 Collector’s Resource Guide

See the online edition

Gently Mad

Keeping it Together

A success story: Edith Wharton's library


The Smithsonian Explores Collectors' Magnificent Obsessions

book Colonial Must-Reads

art Revisiting William Blake

object Wolfson's Den


A Tattered Mummy

Early feminist sci-fi gets its due

In View

Photographs of the Fantastic

Art that asks us to suspend disbelief

Beyond the Basics

The Lives of Book Collectors

Remembering our predecessors

Fine Maps

Operation Overlord

Mapmakers' contributions to D-Day

In the Library

A Pilgrimage to Palestine

Mark Twain's journey to the Holy Land


From Sir Thomas More to Agatha Christie

A roundup of first editions, manuscripts, maps, and fine art

On the Block

Sky-High Sci-Fi

Extraordinary results for science fiction and fantasy art

How I Got Started

Bicycle Travelogues

Collector John W. Loy