Circles of Influence

July 13, 2013 0

In Ecclesiastes 1:9, a writer purporting to be Solomon etches into the Bible the thought that “there is nothing new under the sun.” Thomas Wolfe, early 20th Century American novelist once wrote, “Of all I […]

Joan Didion Awarded The National Humanities Medal

July 12, 2013 0

This Wednesday, President Obama welcomed the twenty-four recipients of this year’s National Medals for the Arts and National Humanities Medals. Among those honored included Herb Alpert, Tony Kushner, George Lucas, Jill Ker Conway, Marilynne Robinson, […]

Removing Bookplates Without Damage

July 11, 2013 0

Watch This Video of How To Remove a Bookplate from a Book To Remove or Not To Remove So you have a book with a bookplate. And you want to remove the bookplate and display […]

Must Reads for Graduates

July 10, 2013 0

The Daily Beast “Book Bag” recently compiled a list of books that famous authors and scholars thought no college graduate should be released from academia without having read. Respondents included Jill Lepore, Teju Cole, Alice […]

This Week At VFB

July 7, 2013 0

Happy Fourth of July Weekend! Before we all head back to work on Monday, here’s a look at what’s been happening this week. Featured Book Signings and Special Events: Ann Leary and Peter Biskind Two […]

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