Mother’s Day “Rare” Book Treasure

Serendipity! One week after I posted the review of a book about the rare book world, Book Thieves, Rare Books, and Obsession, I wandered through the San Francisco Public Library's Spring Book Sale, a vast assortment of over 250,000 books separated into 70+ categories and filling up 50,000 sq. ft. of tables at the Ft. … Continue reading Mother’s Day “Rare” Book Treasure

Book Thieves, Rare Books and Obsession

A few weeks ago, I posted one of the inscriptions to the book, The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession, by Allison Hoover Bartlett. Today I post a review along with its chilling postscript:   "This book belongs to none but meFor … Continue reading Book Thieves, Rare Books and Obsession