• When You Reach Me in A Wrinkle In Time

When You Reach Me in A Wrinkle In Time

There are some books that you read in childhood that stay with you the rest of your life. I think for many people, A Wrinkle in Time, is definitely one of those books. I have talked with a number of people who have picked it up again as an adult as well and have loved […]

By |April 30th, 2010|Children's Literature|Comments Off on When You Reach Me in A Wrinkle In Time
  • Spring is in the Air for Modern Literature

Spring is in the Air for Modern Literature

We just returned from the New York Antiquarian Book Fair. If you were there, you know what an amazing experience it is… dealers from all over the world with every kind of rare book imaginable. The whole fair is like candy for the eyes. Its like the most wonderful museum of book history.

As a dealer […]

By |April 12th, 2010|Book Events and Festivals, News|Comments Off on Spring is in the Air for Modern Literature
  • Your library is your portrait

Your library is your portrait

Holbrook Jackson (who was a famous bibliophile) once said, ‘Your library is your portrait.’ I like this quote because the books one collects can tell others more about who you are than your physical appearance. Here are a few other quotes about libraries and some beautiful photos of some extraordinary libraries.

Libraries are not made; they […]

By |April 7th, 2010|Art and Architecture, Creating a Collection, For the love of books|Comments Off on Your library is your portrait