book history

Our regular look at new books that have recently caught the eye of our print and online editors this month.
During routine work on papyrus fragments in the Special Collections at Graz University Library, conservator Theresa Zammit Lupi came across an Egyptian
The free New Directions in Indigenous Book History conference will be held online via Zoom on March 23 and 24 and
The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing SHARP Book History Book Prize (formerly the DeLong Book History Book Prize) annually awards
As book historian David Pearson points out in this excellent compendium,
It’s no secret that bibliophiles who enjoy reading fiction are often drawn to novels set in bookshops.
The Smithsonian Libraries and Archives presents a new exhibition, “Nature of the Book,” at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History November
In 1821, Charles Knight -- who one day would attain a modest measure of fame as publisher of works like
Printing came late to my adopted state. 
One room was abandoned when the piles neared the ceiling, and at some point a subsidence of books blocked the door from the inside, sealing the room off.