This week we are celebrating the life and work of American journalist and author Thomas Kennedy Wolfe Jr. who recently passed away on May 14th, 2018 at the age of 88. Tom Wolfe was widely associated with the intensely immersive New Journalism style of news writing that emerged in mid 1960s America; he coined the […]
Adrienne Raptis of Raptis Rare Books was recently featured in an interview with The Scout Guide Palm Beach on How To Create an Impressive Personal Library. View the original article, published April 20, 2018 here.
HOW TO CREATE AN IMPRESSIVE PERSONAL LIBRARY
BY THE SCOUT GUIDE April 20, 2018
In addition to serving as beautiful décor and a source of […]
Raptis Rare Books in collaboration with the Palm Beach Book Festival presents an exclusive lecture and book signing event with award-winning journalist, historian and novelist Peter Golden. The author of nine books, Peter Golden has interviewed Presidents Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Bush (41); Secretaries of State Kissinger, Shultz, and Eagleburger; Israeli Prime Ministers Rabin, Peres, and […]
The following article was originally published in the Palm Beach Daily News Shiny Sheet on Monday, January 15th.
Worth Avenue bookstore shares lesson on Dr. King with local students. By Ian Cohen – Special to the Daily News
Cindy Metzler pulled the folded sheet of paper from her purse. It was a copy of Martin Luther King Jr.’s […]
Considered to be one of the most influential figures of the 20th century, British statesman Winston S. Churchill served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom throughout the Second World War and was one of the most prolific writers to chronicle it. A non-academic historian, writer and artist, Churchill won the Nobel Prize in […]
The following article was recently featured on the front page of The Coastal Star. View the original post on The Coastal Star’s website here.
By Ron Hayes
“I was a unique child,” Matthew Raptis remembers. “My parents did not allow me to have video games, so I read books and played outside.”
Reading gave Raptis a love of books. […]
Raptis Rare Books was recently featured in Palm Beach Illustrated Magazine. View the full article here.
The Raptis Rare Books Collection is a Palm Beach Bibliophile’s Dream
by Mary Murray
The ultimate library for Palm Beach bibliophiles has set up shop on Worth Avenue. Matthew Raptis started his company, Raptis Rare Books, 16 years ago with the goal of turning […]