Nicholas Basbanes

March 2, 2021
Spring is almost here, and this year, it’s apt to generate more feelings of rejuvenation than ever before—or, at least, in living memory.
May 22, 2020
Signal-boosting the virtual book launch of Nick’s new book, to be hosted live by Knopf and the National Park Service on June 2 at 7:00 p.m.
February 11, 2020
College Station, TX -- The Texas A&M University Libraries are pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition: The Eternal Passi
February 7, 2020
Collectors focusing on the Golden State often point to first editions of the Zamorano 80 as their collective black tulip--that carefully curated list of books created in 1945 by the
December 26, 2019
ICYMI: Our top ten most popular posts of 2019. Number one takes a page from our winter issue’s cover feature, pictured above.
September 26, 2016
We at Fine Books were so saddened to learn that Bob Fleck, founder of Oak Knoll Books & Press, passed away last week.
July 16, 2014
DAYTON, Ohio—Some of the rarest books in the world will be on display at the University of Dayton this fall, from authors like Austen, Chaucer, Copernicus, Marie Curie, Shakespeare and Mark Twain.
May 31, 2012
A Gentle Madness is not only the name of the bestselling and most comprehensive book about the passion of book collecting, it has become a widely recognized term to describe the innocent addiction to,
January 11, 2012
I've had fun reading year-end lists of the most popular online articles at The Millions,