Boston Athenaeum

In our current issue, Nick Basbanes talks with historians Andrew Pettegree and Arthur Der Weduwen about their latest book, "The Library: A Fragile History."
Boston — The Boston Athenæum is pleased to announce that curator and scholar Lauren Graves has been appointed Polly Thayer Starr Fellow in American Ar
Reserve a space now for a virtual Book Talk: Pirating and Publishing: The Book Trade in the Age of Enlightenment: Robert Darnton in conversation with John Buchtel.
Boston – The first-ever Boston Virtual Book Fair, to be held November 12-14, 2020, will launch with an all-day Paid Preview on Thursday, November 12.
In another pandemic-era example that makes a compelling case for broadband to one day be reclassified as a
Boston — The Boston Athenæum announces the appointment of Leah Rosovsky as Stanford Calderwood Director, becoming the seventeenth leader in the Athenæ
It was twenty-five years ago this month, almost to the day, that I heard John Updike give a talk about books and reading that resonates with me as if he had delivered it yesterday.