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May 2023. Books you can devour.
March 2023. Heard of Bibliomancy?
February 2023. You put a spell on me.
January 2023. Things you didn’t know about Sherlock’s creator
December 2022. Books about books.
November 2022. Remember Shirley Jackson?
October 2022. Dark and stormy nights, Banned Book Week
September 2022. An important safety annoucement.
August 2022. R-rated.
July 2022. A short history of science fiction.
June 2022. Things get a little personal.
May 2022 Ever heard of this guy?
April 2022. The evolution of Charles Darwin.
March 2022. The return of the home library.
February 2022. This explains the lack of bedbugs.
January 2022. A revolutionary book collector.
December 2021. Big Brother’s father.
November 2021. A self-made woman, and what a wit!
October 2021. What makes a thriller thrilling?
September 2021. Once upon a time…
August 2021. Books that almost weren’t.
July 2021. Where “down the rabbit hole” came from.
June 2021. H.P. Lovecraft and the horrors he spawned.
May 2021 It isn’t just eggs that are hard-boiled.
April 2021 Who was Cornell Woolrich?
March 2021 Are libraries the enemies of books?
February 2021 A hundred years ago, this man popularized rare books.
January 2021 Ephemera rises to prominence. A Puzzler, and news of an upcoming book fair.
December 2020 Rex Stout was our Holmes. Plus an announcement of a prize for young collectors.
November 2020 He gave us the Grinch.
October 2020 The early “how to” books.
September 2020 Autograph? Inscription? Nothing?
August 2020 Could Perry Mason solve a real crime?
July 2020 Only four have collected them all
June 2020 Our shelves are ourselves
May 2020 The marrying kind.
April 2020 Meet a different kind of book expert
March 2020 Books that started new chapters
February 2020 America’s most consequential novels
January 2020 Bond. James Bond.
December 2019 When it’s time to say goodbye to books
November 2019 How much do you really know about Edgar Allan Poe?
October 2019 Off to see the Wizard
September 2019 Living in a library can produce amazing results
August 2019 Red letter days.
July 2019 Who would read half a novel?
June 2019. On the history of magic books
May 2019. Four mystery writers you shouldn’t miss
April 2019. The strange history of Little Black Sambo
March 2019. How the L&N went home
February 2019. The lively story of the American Guides
January 2019 Two hundred years behind bars
December 2018 Tiny Tim was almost Fred
November 2018 The first book printed in North America was…
October 2018 For kids, these books are golden.
September 2018 An expensive bible proves costly to sheep.
August 2018 A short history of the 600-year-old cookbook.
July 2018 Remembering a long-forgotten author.
June 2018 Where modern bookselling began.
May 2018 Judge these books by their covers.
April 2018 Can collecting books make you money?
March 2018 A cheerful look at dystopian novels.
February 2018 Terms of endearment.
January 2018: They only wrote one book apiece — but what books they were!
December 2017: Rare books or scarce books?
November 2017: Unusual book collections and where to find them
October 2017: Genre-jumping authors.
September 2017 Pop-up books and the complex production behind them.
August 2017: Forgery rears its ugly head.
July 2017: How scribes kept books alive for centuries.
June 2017: The birth and development of the book’s trusty sidekick.
May 2017: The disease associated with books isn’t such a bad thing.
April 2017: The ancient art of marbling is kept alive.
March 2017: They were as popular as pinups for members of the military.
February 2017: An assembly line for books.
January 2017: The birth of the novel, a Puzzler, and news about our upcoming book school.
December 2016: Once printed in the thousands, the Green Book is now exceedingly scarce — and valuable. Plus the Puzzler.
November 2016: Three must-have books for the book collector, plus a Puzzler.
October 2016: The backstory of what might have been the first science-fiction novel. Plus a Puzzler.
September 2016: The books that changed reading — paperbacks. Plus a Puzzler and an announcement about upcoming book classes.
August 2016: Nobody topped Emily: A gallery of reclusive authors, plus a Puzzler.
July 2016: The golden age of book collecting.. Putting books in the hands of needy kids…and a Puzzler.
June 2016: A whereisit for the whodunit — Remember the Dell Map Backs? Also, there’s a Puzzler.
May 2016: Itsy bitsy teenie weenie — A short (naturally) introduction to miniature books, The Puzzler, and a remembrance.
April 2016: Down with the ships – Read about book-related coincidences with famous maritime disasters, plus The Puzzler and a doozie of a misprint.
March 2016: This Could Get Ugly – Read about advice for parents related to children’s literature from the past; check us out on Facebook; American writer puzzler
February 2016: Stalking Urban Fish – Read about the excitement of hunting for books; welcoming new booksellers to Printed Page; 1957 book puzzler
January 2016: Book-alikes – Read about book reproductions; check us out on Yelp!; poet puzzler
December 2015: Traven of the Sierra Madre – Read about B. Traven, a well-known author whom no one really knew; book-collecting classes; comic strip puzzler
November 2015: Bookplate Special – Read about bookplate collecting; classes; playwright strip puzzler
October 2015: Pricing Books in the Worth Possible Way – Read about determining book values; new booksellers at Printed Page; novelist puzzler