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Odd Lots: Curious Objects Up At Auction/Patrick Swayze’s G-string, Churchill’s Cigar, and a Sample Book of Burial Monuments (The Awl, April 2017)

Odd Lots: Curious Objects Up At Auction/Anatomical Model, Newsprint Dress, Impeachment Ticket (The Awl, March 2017)

Peculiar Plates from the Original “Meatless Monday” (PASTE, March 2017)

Odd Lots: Curious Objects Up At Auction/Cockfighting Chair, Evelyn Waugh’s Ear Trumpet, Bird Automaton (The Awl, March 2017)

Odd Lots: Curious Objects Up At Auction/Elvis’s Rings, Bar-shaped Casket, Marilyn Monroe’s Grave Marker (The Awl, March 2017)

8 Famous Writers’ Desks You Could Have Owned (The Awl, February 2017)

Odd Lots: Curious Objects Up At Auction/Hitler’s Phone, Lizzie Borden’s Book, and a Wigmaker’s Set of Wooden Heads (The Awl, February 2017)

Odd Lots: Curious Objects Up At Auction/Studio 54 Invite, Brothel Bed, Pussycat Portraiture (The Awl, February 2017)

Odd Lots: Curious Objects Up At Auction/Amputation Kit, Dog Skeleton, and Neon Marquee (The Awl, January 2017)

The Top 10 Pieces of Doubleday’s Publishing History Slated for Auction (LitHub, January 2017)

Odd Lots: Curious Objects Up At Auction/Hamilton’s Hair, Oskar Schindler’s tchotchkes, and expired whiskey (The Awl, January 2017)

Odd Lots: Curious Objects Up At Auction/Penicillin Mold, Key to Oscar Wilde’s Prison Cell & Tim Burton’s Tile (The Awl, December 2016)

How Tragedy Drove a Bellevue Doctor to Become America’s First Illustrator (Slate, November 2016)

Is Audio Really the Future of the Book? (JSTOR Daily, November 2016)

Odd Lots: Curious Objects Up At Auction/Shrunken Heads, ‘Enchanted Tiki’ Dress & a Shakespearean Goblet (The Awl, November 2016)

Odd Lots: Curious Objects Up At Auction/A Literary Bottle, Pigeon Diplomas & Famous People’s Phone Numbers (The Awl, November 2016)

The return of The Marzipan Pig (The Guardian, October 2016)

‘E.T.’ Original Poster Artwork Expected to Fetch $150,000 at Auction (The Hollywood Reporter, October 2016)

Napoleon Bonaparte, failed novelist: manuscript goes to auction (The Guardian, September 2016)

Birdman of Alcatraz’s personal bird atlas to go to auction (The Guardian, August 2016)

A Visa for Che, the Young Traveler (Slate, June 2016)

Rare copy of Aristotle’s De Animalibus to be auctioned for first time in 125 years (The Guardian, May 2016)

Original Valley of the Dolls manuscript heads to auction (The Guardian, April 2016)

Tickets to Dissections and Lectures, Purchased by 18th- and 19th-Century Medical Students (Slate, March 2016)

Charlton Heston’s rare Shakespeare collection to go up for auction (The Guardian, March 2016)

JK Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter chair’ goes up for auction (The Guardian, March 2016)

‘Blook madness: inside the world of ‘bogus books’ (The Guardian, January 2016)

Five Books for Bibliomaniacs (B&N Review, December 2015)

Inside the Operating Theater: Early Surgery as Spectacle (JSTOR Daily, December 2015)

The Man Who Made Millions from Old Comics in a Closet (Literary Hub, December 2015)

An Intern Saved a Museum by Finding this Revolutionary War Treasure in the Attic (Smithsonian, December 2015)

Typists of the world, unite! (The Guardian, November 2015)

The Bard’s Book? An Epic eBay Buy (The Millions, November 2015)

Death becomes it: how the Morbid Anatomy Museum slayed Brooklyn (The Guardian, October 2015)

Charles Darwin letter repudiating the Bible heads to auction (The Guardian, September 2015)

George Braziller: the man who published Pamuk and Janet Frame in America (The Guardian, August 2015)

Rare Copy of Shakespeare’s Second Folio May Fetch $500,000 at Auction: The book, once owned by a famous 19th-century actor — and brother of John Wilkes Booth — is being sold to raise funds for a once-prestigious social club (The Guardian, June 2015)

The Vampire Virtuoso? Paganini’s Bloodletting Kit is for Sale (JSTOR Daily, April 2015)

The Heiresses Loved Strads: Anna and Huguette Clark owned eight Stradivaris, including a violin closeted in an abandoned New York City apartment for 20 years and still in limbo (Strings, Nov. 2014)

When Cather Met Crane (Drew Magazine, Spring 2014)

A Unique Collection of China at Auction (Tea Time, Nov./Dec. 2013)

Willa Cather Letters No Longer Off Limits, Thanks to New Anthology (Drew Magazine, April 2013)

Touring the Teapot (Tea Time, Jan./Feb. 2013)

Book Lover’s Gift Guide (Fine Books & Collections, Autumn 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, & 2008)

Strange Beauty (Fine Books & Collections, Winter 2012)

Passing the Torch (Fine Books & Collections, Nov. 2011)

End of a Fairy Tale? (Preservation, March 2010)

Dante, Transformed (Fine Books & Collections, March 2010)

A History of New York (Fine Books & Collections, Dec. 2009)

Google v. Gutenberg (Fine Books & Collections, Nov. 2009)

Pen, Men, Ship (Drew Magazine, Fall 2009)

Quirk(y) Classics (Fine Books & Collections, Sept. 2009)

Alone on an Island (Preservation, July 2009)

Home is Where the Books Are (New York House, Nov. 2008)

Good Deal: The Art of Collecting Stock Certificates (Fine Books & Collections, May/June 2007, May/June 2008)

Gatsby Feud (Fine Books & Collections, July/August 2007)

Bookish Destinations: NYC (Fine Books & Collections, May/June 2007)

A House for Books (Fine Books & Collections, Jan/Feb 2007)

‘Visit from St. Nicholas’ takes trip to the bank (Albany Times-Union, Dec. 2006)