By Alexandre Duret-Lutz from Paris, France [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

ATG Quirkies: Where the Wild Books Are

According to Ben Marks in this Collectors Weekly post, Rebecca Rego Barry, the editor of “Fine Books & Collections,” is always hearing tales of new book-collecting adventures and “needle-in...
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ATG QUIRKIES: Who Just Read That Book?

Once upon a time this was a question easily answered and one reason blogger Jonathan Coppersmith says he misses old fashioned library cards. Jonathan points to his days as an undergraduate at Princet...
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ATG Quirkies: Survival of the Scruffiest

This article in the New Republic shines the spotlight on one of Darwin’s more obscure concerns, the evolutionary mystery of the beard. Combining his reading of Darwin’s The Descent of Man...