Celebrate the 85th birthday of Jimmy Carter

September 30, 2009 1

Come celebrate the 85th birthday of Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States, with Veryfinebooks on Thursday, October 1st! Though Jimmy Carter eventually rose to the highest post in America, he began his […]

Obama Reading a New Book “Netherland”

May 5, 2009 0

In an interview for the upcoming issue of the New York Times magazine, Obama said he’s grown tired of briefing books and has been spending his time reading “Netherland”, a Joseph O’Neill’s 2008 novel. “Netherland” […]

Stolen Library Book Returned After 145 Years

April 17, 2009 0

A book stolen by a Civil War soldier has been returned to Virginia’s Washington and Lee University, 145 years after he pilfered it. The University waived the overdue book fee, which at a dollar a […]

The Best Superbowl Collector Books and DVDs

January 31, 2009 0

Get Super Bowl 2009 Tickets (Steelers vs. Cardinals) In the spirit of Superbowl weekend, we have gathered a collection of what is perhaps the most highly regarded and recommended Superbowl books and DVDs you will […]

John Updike, prize-winning writer, dead at age 76

January 27, 2009 2

John Updike, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, prolific man of letters and erudite chronicler of sex, divorce and other adventures in the postwar prime of the American empire, died Tuesday at age 76. Updike passed away […]

Most Expensive Books Sold On-line in 2008

January 15, 2009 0

Below you will find some of the most valuable signed and rare books sold on-line in 2008. If you know of any others, please post it below. L’Abou Naddara, Journal Arabe Illustre (1878-1884) by James […]

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