Summer 2018

Tom Wolfe

An interview with the bestselling author fifty years after The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

By Martha Steger

Literature for the Masses

How Emanuel Haldeman-Julius, the self-styled ‘Voltaire of Kansas,’ launched the Little Blue Books

By Steven Cox

Biblio 360

Our annual guide to book clubs, classes, fairs, & more

Gently Mad

Pleasure’s Temple

Sleeping with one’s books

Digest

Restoring John Steinbeck’s Boat

book Little Women at 150

art Old Books, Cut & Colored

object Darwin’s Fossils

Record-Breaker

The Bell Jar

Plath’s own copy bewitched bidders

Beyond the Basics

A Life in Books

In memoriam Ian Jackson

In the Library

Saved by the Cover

Rediscovering Amelia Barr

Fine Maps

Engraved in Wax

The rise of cerography

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Poetic Elizabethans, Witty Victorians

A roundup of first editions, manuscripts, and fine art

On the Block

Worlds Colliding

Maps ruled a UK sale

How I Got Started

Microscopy, Chemistry & Fine Bindings

Collector John Delly