Book People

After the 2013 publication of Nick Basbanes’ On Paper, book artist Tim Ely called the author and requested the unbound sheets of the book, just as they appeared off the press. Basbanes’ editor kindly obliged, and off On Paper went to Washington State to Ely's art studio where he forges one-of-a-kind, handmade books that have been compared to illuminated manuscripts for their impeccable detail and expression.

New Culinary Bookshop to Open in Brooklyn fbcadmin Thu, 10/25/2018 - 14:19

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We were saddened to learn last week of the death of Jay Kislak, an extraordinary collector and a generous philanthropist to several libraries, including the Library of Congress and the Kislak Center for Special Collections at the University of Pennsylvania. He also provided the financial backing for the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest. Kislak was 96.


On Her Own in the Room fbcadmin Thu, 09/27/2018 - 14:01

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Camp Books - A Bright Young Thing's New Thing fbcadmin Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:37

IMG_9528 (1).jpgIn 2012 Fine Books interviewed Brooke Palmieri as a Bright Young Thing (renamed Bright Young Booksell