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Bond Abounds in Literature Auction at Swann on May 14

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Two Hunter S. Thompson Letters to be Auctioned

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Printed & Manuscript Americana Realizes $1 Million at Swann

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Einstein Letter Defending his Jewish Heritage to be Auctioned

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
Contents Winter 2011

Features

Read Online

‘Plain But Good’

By Karen Edwards

R. R. Donnelley’s annual addition to the modest Lakeside Classics series is a boon for American history collectors

The Believer

By Jonathan Shipley

More than a decade has passed since Dave Eggers launched a spunky literary magazine, Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern. Now he might be the publishing industry's savior.

A Quiet Revolution

By Stuart Walker

Boston socialite and artist Sarah Wyman Whitman
brought book cover design into the modern era.

 

Digest

Shakespeare's New Play: Is Falsehood a Forgery?

Book: Assouline's haute couture books

Art: Kurt Vonnegut's silkscreen prints

Object: Paperweights charm collectors

Exhibit: John Fante's literary archive

Plus

FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

Marketplace

Advertising Index

Read Online

2011 Bookseller Resource Guide

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

Supernova

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

Star-gazing with Tim Ely

Record-Breaker

The Drudge Report

By Ian McKay

Poor Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

Book Art

Type to Text

By Richard Minsky

Julie Chen and college-level book arts

Beyond the Basics

Holes in Books

By Joel Silver

The whole story of holes

In the Library

The Transformation of Tennessee

By Charlotte Canning

Tennessee on exhibit in Texas

On the Block

High Spots

By Jeremy Dibbell

Hesketh's high spots under the hammer

How I Got started

Modern Library

By Ellen F. Brown

Modern Library collector Clauston Jenkins