Books on Books sale at Colophon in Exeter, NH
The Colophon Book Shop specializes in the fields of antiquarian and in-print books about books, literary first editions, and military history, especially World War I Aviation and World War II Aviation. Also, we are pleased to offer for sale the poster art of artist and book designer Lance Hidy. The Colophon Book Shop was established in 1971 in LaGrange, Illinois, by Robert and Christine Liska. The move to New Hampshire was made in 1982 and we are now located in Exeter, New Hampshire, one hour north of Boston.
“In an agreement announced today, the City of New York will pay more than $365,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by people whose property was destroyed when the New York Police Department raided Zuccotti Park and evicted Occupy Wall Street on Nov. 15, 2011.” reports the Village Voice.
“Playing off Bloom’s use of the Sefirot image — the ten emanations of the Kabbalah — to organize the taxonomy of the one hundred geniuses of language he identifies, from Shakespeare to Stendhal to Lewis Carroll to Ralph Ellison, the visualization depicts the geographic origin, time period, and field of each “genius,” correlated with visits to the respective Wikipedia page and connection to related historical figures.” from brainpickings.org
In town this week for the 53rd Annual New York Antiquarian Book Fair? Please
join fellow bibliophiles for the Grolier Club’s annual “Book Week Lecture,”
on Thursday, April 11, at 2 pm. This year’s speaker is Emiko Hastings,
Curator of Books at the Clements Library, University of Michigan, and a 2012
Grolier Club Library Helfand Fellow. Her topic is “‘Mighty Women Book
Hunters’: A History of American Women Book Collectors,” incorporating
findings from her recent fellowship visit to the Grolier Club Library.
This lecture is free and open to the public, but those interested in
attending should reserve with Grolier Club Administrative Assistant Maev
The Grolier Club
47 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022
phone: 212/838-6690 ext. 1
“In a dramatic show of support for the open access movement, the editor-in-chief and entire editorial board of the Journal of Library Administration announced their resignation last week. In a letter to contributors, the board singled out a conflict with owners over the journal’s licensing terms, which stripped authors of almost all claim to ownership of their work.” from The Verge.
“Patrick Higgins said in a news release that he acknowledged what he called the “excessive” show of support for Penny. Penny has lived at the Swansea Public Library for 14 years.”
“Higgins threatened to file complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice, claiming the cat was violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.” from NBC10.