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New York — The New York Public Library will present a rare glimpse into the life and work of author J.D. Salinger with an exhibition of manuscripts, letters, photographs, books, and personal effects drawn exclusively from the novelist’s archive. This will be the first time these items – on loan from the J.D. Salinger Literary Trust – have ever been shared

From the 1930s through 1970, a New York Public Library librarian at the Hamilton Fish Park branch on East Houston Street kept an extraordinary, unique record of life in the library which she called “The Library: An East-Side Scrapbook.”

The sequel to the 1964 Mary Poppins film that fans have been waiting more than half a century for is finally here, debuting in theaters across the U.S. this week. (I've seen it; it's fabulous.) Even better, it brings author P. L. Travers back into the spotlight. In a

Earlier this year I mentioned that New York City had fallen under the spell of Alice in Wonderland, and this week the birthday celebrations for the 150-year-old classic reach maximum intensity. Starting today, members of the

February 19, 2014, Chapel Hill, NC—Antiquarian book dealers, collectors, and the intellectually curious will gather in New York City for Rare Book Week, April 1-8, 2014. Coordinated by Fine Books & Collections magazine, Rare Book Week is the largest gathering of its kind anywhere in the world.

Rare Book Week is headlined by the 54th annual New York Antiquarian Book

Dickens.jpgCharles Dickens missed dinner with his wealthy benefactor, Angela Burdett-Coutts, because he had a
Catalogue Review: Peter L. Masi, #213

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