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Add a kick to your online shopping with these rare books from MoMA Design Store.

Here’s some news to mix up your quarantine-driven online shopping life: the MoMA Design Store has just released a selection of rare books from its archive, and they’re now on sale at its website. The books include seminal texts like a first edition of William Eggleston’s Guide by John Szarkowski... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-20 20:00:04 UTC ]
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‘My Favorite Murder’ podcasters get even more personal in their new book

The room was filled with rare books, black balloons and Murderinos. The die-hard fans of “My Favorite Murder,” a true-crime comedy podcast, recently gathered at the Strand bookstore’s Rare Books Room to celebrate the publication of “Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered,” a combination memoir... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-07 21:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: February 23, 2018

Among this week's headlines: mixed news in LJ's annual budget survey; Hachette's CEO calls ebooks 'stupid products'; and a curator reflects on 47 years looking after rare books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Darwin's great-great-grandson opens 'treasure trove' of rare books

Charles Darwin’s great-great-grandson has created a “treasure trove” of rare, first edition and antiquarian books from the archives of his emporium store in Somerset. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Announcing the Winners of the Fifth Cartoonist Studio Prize

The Slate Book Review and the Center for Cartoon Studies are proud to announce the winners of the fifth annual Cartoonist Studio Prize. The winners were selected by Slate’s Jacob Brogan; the faculty and students at the Center for Cartoon Studies, represented by Jarad Greene; and this year’s... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Cartoonist Studio Prize Shortlists

The Slate Book Review and the Center for Cartoon Studies are proud to announce the nominees for the fifth annual Cartoonist Studio Prize. The winner in each of our two categories will be announced April 10; each winner will receive $1,000. The nominees were selected by Slate’s Jacob Brogan; the... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Public Library launches imprint to publish books inspired by its collections

From colouring and picture books for children to work by adult authors including Maira Kalman, new project will celebrate the library’s role in the life of the cityA treasure trove of rare books, manuscripts, maps, photographs and more are set to fire the imaginations of authors in a new venture... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Signed Editions Stay Popular

While some bookstores have traditionally specialized in signed first editions of rare books, a number of bookstores are finding success with signed first editions of current titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Timothy Leary-developed video games found in New York Public Library archive

The New York Public Library recently discovered a treasure trove of video games in its archives created by psychedelic evangelist Timothy Leary. Over 375 floppies (talk about flashbacks) containing a "dozen or so" games developed by the LSD-advocate in the '80s -- some are playable via emulation... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Throwing the book at 'Thieves of Book Row'

Travis McDade tells of stealing and dealing of rare books in the early 20th century and the man who stopped it.It is hard to imagine a more gentlemanly trade than the buying and selling of old books. The very word "antiquarian" evokes tweedy, bespectacled fellows moving between dusty shelves to... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chronicling Discovery: The Online Journals of Rare-Book Collectors

Curators of rare books are finding that blogging gives their discoveries greater exposure, an example of how virtual work can support even the most tactile of pursuits. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2012-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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