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Prints, Posters, Books, and More! Visit the NYC Book and Ephemera Fair Friday March 10th

If you’re in New York City on Friday March 10th, be sure to visit the NYC Book and Ephemera Fair aka “the Uptown Satellite Show”. Sixty book and ephemera sellers will be displaying a wonderful selection of their best items including first editions, antiquarian books and other collectible treasures. Many of the most respected sellers […]

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An Avid Collector at China in Print

We recently wrote about the China in Print fair which took place this month in Hong Kong. A variety of leading international dealers exhibited at the fair showcasing some of their most interesting items. Avid collector, Gautam H has kindly shared a recap of the fair and has highlighted some of the more interesting items he came […]

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China In Print – Asia’s Premier Rare Book, Photograph and Map Fair

The 5th annual China in Print – Hong Kong Rare Book, Photograph and Map Fair opens Friday 18th and AbeBooks is pleased to be a sponsor of this premier fair. With a focus on Asian printed material, visitors will have the opportunity to see a wonderful collection of rare books, manuscripts, maps, photographs and other […]

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Amazon’s Top 10 Books for October 2016

So many good books to choose from this month. Time to get reading! The Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang A hilarious debut novel about a wealthy but fractured Chinese immigrant family that had it all, only to lose every last cent—and about the road trip they take across America that binds them back […]

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The Queen of Crime Writing – Agatha Christie Turns 126

Today is Agatha Christie’s 126th birthday! In honor of this special day, we’re highlight 10 of our favorite Agatha Christie book covers. Christie’s works include 80 detective novels, in addition to many short stories, romances, and stage plays. Christie’s works have been translated into many different languages and spawned hugely successful movies, including Murder on the […]

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10 Phizz-Whizzing Facts About Roald Dahl

In honor of the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl‘s birth, here are 10 facts about everyone’s favorite children’s author: 1. James and the Giant Peach was originally going to be called James and the Giant Cherry. 2. Dahl’s nose was cut off in an accident when he was a young boy – it was successfully sewn […]

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Amazon Editor’s Best Books of the Month – September 2016

Oh dear, my to-be-read pile just grew again thanks to these recommendations from the Amazon book editors. Which books on this list are you going to read? Mischling by Affinity Konar It’s 1944 when the twin sisters arrive at Auschwitz with their mother and grandfather. In their benighted new world, Pearl and Stasha Zagorski take […]

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Amazon’s Top 10 Books: August 2016

I don’t know about you, but my pile of to-be-read books is growing taller by the minute! I’m confident that at least a few of the books mentioned below will be added to the teetering tower. The best book of the month, according to Amazon book editors is Another Brooklyn by National Book Award winner, […]

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Harry Potter Quiz – The Answers

We certainly have Harry Potter on the brain this weekend and can’t wait to devour Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. For those of you who tested your Harry Potter knowledge, here are the correct answers: Q. Who wrote Advanced Potion Making? A. Libatius Borage Q. What color is the egg of a Ukrainian Ironbelly? A. Turquoise Q. […]

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How Well Do You Know Harry Potter?

Harry Potter and Friends In honor of the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, we asked the biggest Harry Potter fan we know (she’s 10 and falls into level 5 – see below) to put together a quiz to test your Harry Potter knowledge. Depending on what level of Potterhead you are will determine how […]

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