Winter 2016

The Populist Poet

Our exclusive interview with US Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera

By Mark Athitakis

Inside Downton Abbey’s Library

As the much-admired drama series begins its final season, you are invited to step inside the library of Highclere Castle, aka the real “Downton Abbey.”

By Martha Steger

Gently Mad

A Passion for Romantics

The Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor University

Digest

The Folger’s First Folio Tour

book CA Book Fair

art Patriots’ Portraits

object PostSecret

Record-Breaker

Shackleton and the Heroic Age

Aurora Australis peaks

In View

Behold the Lowly Snapshot

Vernacular photography on exhibit

Beyond the Basics

The Bibliotheca Americana Vetustissima

This 150-year-old bibliography of Americana remains relevant

In the Library

Now Playing

Shakespeare in Print and Performance

Fine Maps

How the West Was Mapped

Lewis and Clark defined the American West

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I Spy … Sci-Fi

A roundup of first editions, manuscripts, and fine art

On the Block

Anglobibliophilia

The Robert S Pirie collection at Sotheby’s

How I Got Started

Commonplace Books

Collector Jerry R. O’Conor