London — Rare association and inscribed books linked to Jack the Ripper, Marlon Brando and Alan Turing are among the highlights of Peter Harrington’s new Summer Catalogue – a 203-item selection featuring the latest acquisitions to the London rare book dealer’s shelves across an eclectic range of topics, from
Every now and then it's worth revisiting people and places that have been overlooked or ignored for awhile. Take, for example, the southernmost point in the United States, Key West. Once a remote hideaway for writers and musicians, Key West is now a routine stop for cruise ship organizations and road-trippers, but that literary history is still there for those who seek it out.
Los Angeles, Calif. - Hundreds of items from the estate of the late American author Gore Vidal, including selections from his personal library, choice correspondence and literary awards, will be auctioned on Sept. 18 by Abell Auction Company in Los Angeles.
A true man of letters, Vidal’s works of historical fiction, essays and political commentaries represent some of this century’s most
If you're looking for a creative
palette, the city of New Orleans
never disappoints. A true southern belle, she woos visitors with sultry
street-side musicians, cayenne soaked gumbos, and the oozing beauty of garden
mansions and French Quarter cottages. But did you know she is home to a very
elite clan of literary legends?