As the widely-held story goes, Sheriff Pat Garrett shot Billy the Kid on July 14, 1881, finally ending the gunslingin' outlaw’s reign of terror.
August 24, 2021
January 28, 2021
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.
February 8, 2019
June 5, 2018
Readers of our summer issue were treated to a history of the Little Blue Books, written by Steven Cox, the curator of special
October 4, 2017
On August 10, 1928, H. K. Beazley wrote a check to author D. H. Lawrence for a total of £5.2.0 (five pounds and two shillings).
March 27, 2017
September 19, 2016
When offered Sylvia Plath's first collection of poems, The Colossus, New Directions founder James Laughlin turned it down.
February 24, 2016
October 27, 2014