This Week at VFB

June 30, 2013 0

Happy Almost July! Here’s a look at what’s been happening this week. Much Ado About You: Shakespeare, The Self, and Film A look at Joss Whedon’s interpretation of Much Ado About Nothing, and what it […]

Dust Jacket Flaws on Rare Books

June 26, 2009 0

The value of a rare book is often times in the dust jacket. Here is a short video from Expert Village that shows what appears to be a d-j in good shape but in fact […]

Signed Einstein photo sells for $74,000

June 21, 2009 0

A signed Einstein photo has sold for $74,000 by an auction house in New Hampshire. The photo auctioned was a signed print Einstein gave to his friend, CBS and ABC journalist Howard K. Smith, as […]

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 […]

The Hour: Stephen King

January 27, 2009 0

Horrormeister Stephen King talks about his lifetime achievement award, why he wants a star in Hollywood and his morbid imagination.

A Big Bookstore in a Manure Tank

January 15, 2009 1

You have to see this. A professor and a farmer own one of the most unique bookstores you’ve ever seen. Their motto seems to be:  “You’ll never find us and we’re rarely open”.  They even […]

Biography of Stephen King

January 2, 2009 0

Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, fantasy and science fiction. Having sold an estimated 300–350 million copies of his books, King is best known for his work […]

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