Historian’s Collection up for Auction

(New York, New York) — Described as a collection people have waited for decades to come on the market, a colorful author and historian’s extensive multi-million dollar archive of important American manuscripts, maps, letters, early photographs, books and documents tracing America’s journey to the Wild West will be offered in a public auction conducted in … Read more

Rare Books from Gotham Book Mart Rescued

New York literary treasure rescued from warehouse Yahoo! News By Jon Hurdle – Mon Jan 12, 2009 “PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – A literary hoard that includes works by Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller, as well as 18th and 19th century texts, has been rescued from New York City’s storied but now defunct Gotham Book Mart. The … Read more

Boomers and Books

Baby Boomers Collect Books They Loved As Kids By KAREN HAYMON LONG, The Tampa Tribune Published: March 9, 2008 “TAMPA – Baby boomers, as a whole, have been fighting aging since they started turning the dreaded 30. Now, they’re returning to their childhoods in droves by buying the books they loved when they were young. … Read more