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Rise of the Centaur: A History of a Typeface
Readers of our spring print issue may recall Allison Meier's story on book designer and typographer Jerry Kelly, which touched briefly on his recently published chronicle of Centaur type, The Noblest...

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03/24/2017 07:13 AM

Bright Young Booksellers: James McBride
Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with James McBride of William Reese Company in New Haven, Connecticut. How did you get started in rare books? My background is in rare book and...

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03/23/2017 05:36 AM

Brontë Drama Debuts on PBS
Coming up this Sunday, March 26 at 9 p.m., Masterpiece presents To Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters, written and directed by Sally Wainwright. The two-hour BBC drama traces the lives of the...

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03/22/2017 01:12 PM

Set of Jane Austen Novels Returns Home
Last month, Sandra Clark, a Jane Austen collector in Texas, surprised Chawton House, the ancestral home of Austen, by gifting them a complete set of the author's novels that had once been housed in...

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03/20/2017 07:28 PM

Early Bob Dylan Poetry Manuscript Heads to Auction
Bob Dylan manuscripts have trickled into the market in recent years--the pinnacle at auction being the original handwritten lyrics to "Like a Rolling Stone," which sold for $2 million at Sotheby's in...

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03/20/2017 07:19 AM