London — The six shortlisted novels for the Booker Prize 2019 will be on public display at Bonhams Knightsbridge this October, in unique bindings designed for them by Fellows of Designer Bookbinders. The bound books, which were presented to the finalists at the Awards ceremony on 14 October, will be on show in the foyer of Bonhams, Montpelier Street from
New York — The Morgan Library & Museum announced today the acquisition of an unparalleled collection of eighteenth-century French manuscripts and bindings bequeathed earlier this year by Mrs. Jayne Wrightsman in honor of her dear friend and longtime Morgan board member Mrs. Annette de la Renta. This gift builds on J. Pierpont Morgan’s original
For many people summer brings at least a short break from the workaday world, time to be spent chipping away at personal projects and hobbies or simply reading a great (bookish) novel. Five recently published books about books speak to these priorities. So if you’re seeking a stack of summer reads, look no further!
Boston - The acclaimed North Bennet Street School (NBSS) has selected Sarah Turner as the institution’s next President, effective December 1. Turner will spearhead expansion of the School’s public programs and community partnerships within the craft-education world, while continuing the School’s 137-year legacy of training students for careers in traditional trades and fine crafts.
Northampton, Massachusetts - The region’s leading used & antiquarian booksellers and fine letterpress printers, book binders, paper makers, and artist book makers will be showcased at the fourth edition of Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair on Friday, November 30, 2018, 5 to 9 pm and Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10 am to 4 pm at the Smith College Campus Center.
In addition to an
The Center for Book Arts has
Almost a year ago today, book artist Richard Minsky announced his purchase of a 1935 first edition It Can't Happen Here, a dystopian political novel by Sinclair Lewis that experienced a surge in popularity after the 2016 presidential election. At the time, Minsky wrote, "I'm thinking about materials to use for a book shrine, like Pop
ITHACA, NY—Worth Auctions, located in Dryden, NY, announces the launch of their next auction catalog.
This auction features a broad range of art and antiques from multiple estates and collections nationwide.
Leading off the sale is a 1965 Buick Wildcat. Consigned to us by the initial owner, this classic American sport coupe is in