Help California Bookstore Day

If you root for indie bookstores anywhere, here’s your chance to support for indie booksellers across California.  Independent bookstores are neighborhood sanctuaries of comfort, where an impromptu conversation across the counter about ideas, books and authors in and out of the mainstream can make your day. The California Bookstore Day is raising donations for a […]

In Boston Catch Ken Gloss’ Talks on Rare Books

If you live within driving distance of Boston and want to know if your old books are valuable,  visit the Brattle Book Shop, or attend a public appearance by Ken Gloss, the store’s owner and renowned rare book expert. The Brattle Book Shop, established in 1825, is one of America’s oldest antiquarian bookstores. Gloss frequently talks about collectible, rare […]

Celebrating Letterpress Day at FAU’s Jaffe Center for Book Arts

If you like crafts and technology and the tactile and sensual experience of reading printed books, then you would really appreciate creating printed art pieces with a hand-operated letterpress. I got that chance at the print studio at the Jaffe Center for Book Arts (JCBA) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton, Florida. The […]

Letterpress Appreciation Day Sept. 18

If you are passionate about printing , don’t miss this once-a-year chance to operate an historic handpress and print a poster to take home with you. The  Jaffe Center for Book Arts (JCBA) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Libraries in Boca Raton, Florida, is holding an open house in honor of Letterpress Appreciation Day, on […]

Support World Book Night in U.S.

World Book Night is celebrated every year on April 23. You can help World Book Night reach their goals in the US in 2013 and beyond by making a tax-deductible donation of whatever you can. Every cent donated goes to help spread the love of reading. To make a quick and safe donation please use […]

Miami Book Fair International 2011

The Miami Book Fair International is an eight-day literary party occuring each November. In 2011, The Fair opens Sunday November 13th with the popular Evenings With… series, featuring six nights of readings and discussions with noted authors from the United States and around the world. During Street Fair weekend, more than 250 publishers and booksellers […]