Thirty of the world’s leading specialist dealers in rare books, manuscripts, maps and photography will gather in Hong Kong, 17-19th November, to showcase some of the most precious and notable collector’s items. In its sixth year, China in Print is managed by Bernard Quaritch of London and the international fair has built an unsurpassable reputation

(Victoria, BC, Canada - September 26, 2016) AbeBooks.com today launched a new method of shopping for collectibles - including art, ephemera and books - that combines the expertise of sellers around the world with the ability to discover hundreds of diverse, eclectic and often surprising items in a matter of seconds. 

Can people be romantically linked by the books they read? The Canada-based bookselling site, Abebooks.com, thinks so. Today Abebooks launched BiblioCupid, a dating service that "uses a specially designed love algorithm" to match mates based on their shared literary tastes.

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Abebooks has a cool feature up on their website displaying twenty-five of their favorite retro monster covers.  As a confirmed lover of pulp covers, I enjoyed browsing through the lurid illustrations and sensational titles.  It got me thinking about my own childhood and some of my favorite monster