BiblioWorks is raising money for their annual literacy festival, Sucre Reads! Every dollar helps to purchase books, to get transportation for students to visit the city in the festival, and to make sure that everyone learns more about the love of reading. Even if you
“My love affair with used bookstores” by Ron Grossman in the Chicago Tribune Remembering Vera Rubin – the pioneering astrophysicist who confirmed the existence of dark matter passed away on Christmas day. Her life and contributions to the future of women in science are featured
Books Tell You Why offers some assistance with “Children’s Books: A Gift-Giving Guide.” This handy list includes suggestions for infants, children, teachers, and adults. If you know a bookish someone on your list, but you don’t want to presume to know what book they might
A rare book from Boston’s Northeastern University archives has been selected for inclusion in an ‘illuminated manuscripts’ display. Northeastern’s contribution is a Dominican Prayer Book. The palm-sized book has over 500 pages in handwritten Latin. It shall be included in the “Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts
In response to the recent tragedy in Charleston and subsequent (and just) calls to remove the confederate flag from public buildings and monuments, Google last week announced it was jumping on the growing bandwagon of corporations that are pulling merchandise featuring the confederate flag from
As some of you may remember, Biblio cut its teeth as a metasearch named SearchBiblio in the early oughts. Unfortunately, when we launched Biblio.com in 2003, it demanded all of our attention and so the meta search was shuttered. Until now.
Disclaimer: This post is about cookies, not books. In fact, cookies and books do not go together – as anyone with children can attest, they tend to leave nasty little oil stains on the pages and crumbs in the gutter. (now it’s at least vaguely book
It’s over. We’ll be starting our firesale this afternoon. How can we possibly compete with this?
I’m consistently amazed at the amount of e-mail we receive from legitimate B2B vendors who have not even bothered to do the slightest modicum of research before sending their sales pitches. Sometimes, I can’t help but hit back with a little acerbic humor. Today I
Here’s a few snippets from the world of book collecting: