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Bright Young Booksellers: Obadiah Baird
Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Obadiah Baird of The Book Bin with locations in Salem and Corvallis, Oregon: How did you get started in rare books? My parents opened The Book...

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04/27/2017 06:14 AM

The Bentley Rare Book Museum Opens
The Bentley Rare Book Museum, housed within the department of museums, archives, and rare books at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, made its debut this past weekend. Formerly known as the...

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04/26/2017 07:19 AM

Robert M. Pirsig Dies at 88
Philosophical novelist Robert M. Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, passed away on Monday at age 88. Pirsig only published two novels in his lifetime, Zen and the Art of...

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04/24/2017 09:28 PM

"Merde" Manuscript Goes to Auction
Pardon our French, but a bizarre manuscript heading to auction at Christie's London this week might provide a chuckle for your Monday. If, that is, you have a slightly scatological sense of humor,...

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04/24/2017 07:25 AM

Houghton Library Celebrates 75th Anniversary by Examining the Past to Welcome the Future
Since 1942, Harvard's Houghton Library has focused on preserving a trove of collections that together represent almost the full scope of the history of the written word. Yesterday evening, over one...

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04/21/2017 05:58 AM