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
books about books
March 31, 2021
Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge (Harvard University Press,
March 23, 2021
Chicago — Potter and Potter's early spring literature event was a best seller in every regard.
March 16, 2021
For book collectors, it’s always hunting season. No one knows this better than Kurt Zimmerman, longtime book collector and cofounder of the Book Hunters Club of Houston.
December 29, 2020
While no one is sorry to see 2020 go, we are excited to take one last look at our top ten stories of the year.
December 15, 2020
Readers may have noticed something new in our recent issues: a little section up front we call “Editor’s Bookshelf.” It’s a brief list of new or forthcoming books that we think will most appeal to
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.
September 30, 2020
Over the years, Fine Books columnists and contributors have published several books of note, typically covering the same subject featured in our magazine: books!
September 15, 2020
A bumper crop of books about books this summer/early fall has kept me up past my bedtime, and all to your benefit, dear reader.
June 4, 2020
For many of us, the past three months of lockdown has meant extra time for reading. With no social or cultural events to attend, the books have beckoned.