Recent Blog Entries

Q&A with Andrea D'Aquino on her "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" illustrations

Several reimaginations of Lewis Carroll's Alices Adventures in Wonderland have been released this year in celebration of the story's 150th anniversary. One of which, a particularly stunning edition, was illustrated by Andrea D'Aquino as part of Rockport Publishers' Classics Reimagined series. Check out our Q&A with Andrea below and buy the book here! 

Q&A with Mark Burstein on "The Annotated Alice: 150th Anniversary Deluxe Edition"

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's iconic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. In celebration of the anniversary, Mark Burstein updated and expanded Martin Gardner's The Annotated Alice into the new 150th Anniversary Deluxe Editionout on October 5th. Check out our Q&A with Burstein below! Can't get enough Alice? Alice150 is sponsoring several upcoming events, including "Alice's Adventures at Columbia" at Butler Library on Tuesday, October 6th. .

Book Culture on Columbus Celebrates Diversity in YA!

Inspired by We Need Diverse Books, a campaign that promotes children's literature "that reflects and honor the lives of all young people," we here at Book Culture on Columbus decided to take a look at the books we had on our shelves. Like many publishers, libraries, and bookstores across the nation, we realized immediately that Book Culture could provide our teen readers with a larger spectrum of voices. 

Q&A with Robin Kirman, author of "Bradstreet Gate"

We recently had the exciting opportunity to talk with Robin Kirman about her new book, Bradstreet GateCheck out the Q&A below!

Robin Kirman earned a BA in philosophy from Yale College and an MFA in fiction from Columbia University, where she served as a writing instructor in the English department. Robin lives in New York City and Tel Aviv.

Lost and Found: Treasures Between the Lines

From postcards and family photos to shopping lists and newspaper clippings, people will use just about anything as a bookmark. We acquire numerous used books through our buyback program, and with them come the fascinating, sentimental, and sometimes strange things that were left tucked inside. Here's a brief sampling of the hidden gems we've found over the years. Enjoy!

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