This is the end of an era my friend, only rare people buy rare books.

Books Have Their Own Destiny: The Margaret Tarrant Christmas Book

There is a stack of books in my study catalogued as "books that I want to read." This stack of books has existed as long as I can remember - as a young girl it was a mental list -…

Reading the Cover of the Book

There are books and then, there are covers or dust jackets for hardbound books. I recently came across quite a few books published in the late 1940s with dust jackets intact. They are intriguing, interesting and nice to behold. Can…

Cookbooks in the Internet Age

  I am a historian and so, I truly understand that the internet is the greatest tool for any kind of research - including recipes. I was delighted to actually find a recipe for authentic Italian Roast Beef รก la…