book history

April 21, 2021
London — The shortlist for the Wolfson History Prize 2021, the UK’s most prestigious history writing prize, has been announced today, celebrating the best historical non-fiction titles from the pas
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.
January 22, 2021
Submissions are open for the prestigious 18th ILAB Breslauer Prize for Bibliography, to be awarded in May 2022 for new bibliographical publications printed between 2018-2021.
December 3, 2020
It’s that time of year, and sure, buying a book for a bibliophile is generally a good idea, but it can be tricky to pick just the right thing.
July 24, 2020
We’re beginning a new series called “Video Fridays” in order to share and signal-boost some great videos from the rare book world. (Have a suggestion?
June 17, 2020
Our Bright Young Things series continues today with Spencer W. Stuart, a collections advisor and book historian in Canada.
June 12, 2020
Worcester, MA — The Council of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) announces that Scott E.
November 21, 2019
It is perhaps inevitable that our quarterly roundup of books about books is heavy on heavy books, i.e. oversized, coffee-table tomes, the kind you might give or wish to receive as a holiday gift.
July 17, 2019
Worcester, MA — Kevin A. Wisniewski, Ph.D.
April 12, 2018
In search of a few new books about books to add your library? May we suggest...