March 10, 2023
I began blogging for Fine Books in late 2009.
December 7, 2022
Literary memorabilia is alluring to collectors, as the recent Joan Didion auction made clear.
November 17, 2022
Yesterday in the artsy community of Hudson, New York, an historic, eight-hour auction took place.
June 15, 2022
The largest exhibition of Thomas Hardy objects ever displayed at one time has opened in the region he made famous through his fiction.
May 24, 2022
The desk on which Dame Hilary Mantel wrote her multi-award-winning Wolf Hall trilogy
March 9, 2022
A new exhibition at the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Yorkshire shines an intriguing light not on Charlotte’s work but on her clothes.
February 22, 2022
Edgar Allan Poe’s pocket watch, an engagement ring he gave to his last fiancée, and a fragment of the poet’s coffin are among the artifacts recently donated to Richmond, Virginia’s
November 19, 2021
Newbury, Berkshire, England — The address book of one of the most important British female writers Dame Edith Sitwell (1887-1964) was one of the many pieces in high demand in
October 20, 2021
Paris – The action of James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses famously takes place over a single day in Dublin and so vivid is the author’s depiction of the city that it almost becomes a charact
September 14, 2021
A chair belonging to eighteenth-century Anglo-Irish novelist Laurence Sterne has returned to his home in Yorkshire 250 years after his death.