The Drinkable Book - Water is Life

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A new "Book" has recently been developed that will change the lives of hundreds of thousands of folks around the world by providing them with safe drinking water and teaching them about safe sanitation methods in their native language.


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Source: Campden FB ARTICLE | 10 AUGUST, 2015 12:37 PM | BY BRUCE LOVE This is a rather large excerpt from an excellent article on book collecting and book collectors. I strongly suggest you […]

UVA Rare Book School Director Nominated to National Council on the Humanities

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Source: NBC29 - Michael Suarez. Photo by Terry Doran, courtesy of CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 6, 2015 — President Obama last week nominated Michael F. Suarez, director of the Rare Book School and University […]

Introduction to Book Collecting AABA

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The mission of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America is to promote ethical standards and professionalism in the antiquarian book trade, to encourage the collecting and preservation of rare and antiquarian books and related materials, […]

Author E.L. Doctorow Dies at 84, Leaving Historical Fiction Legacy Behind

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Source: Bustle Written by: KATE WARD The author well-known for capturing significant moments in history, E.L. Doctorow, has died, according to The New York Times. Doctorow was 84, and died following complications from lung cancer […]

Harper Lee's Book Ready to Publish - Read First Chapter in Wall Street Journal

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Harper Lee's controversial book Go Set A Watchman (written before To Kill A Mockingbird) will be released on July 14. With just days to wait for its release, you can read the first chapter in […]

First Edition 'Hobbit' Inscribed By J.R.R. Tolkien Sets Huge New Sales Record, Because Fans Will Pay A TON For a Rare Book

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Source: If you think you’d shell out a lot for a rare book, I bet you wouldn’t pay this much. At a recent auction a first edition copy of The Hobbit inscribed by J.R.R. […]

The 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners Fiction

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The 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners Fiction On Thursday, May 28, 2015, the 2015 Prizes were awarded at a luncheon ceremony at Low Library on the Columbia University campus in New York City. The names of […]

18th-century book stolen in Rome recovered in Argentina

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Source: Malay Mail Online BUENOS AIRES, April 24 — An 18th-century book on the history of Saint Peter's Basilica that was stolen last year in Rome has been recovered at a bookstore in Buenos Aires, […]

New Look for BookCollecting101

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I have updated the theme so that it will be mobile compliant. I know some of you like to use your tablets or phones for internet access so that will no longer be a problem.

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