Story | Jan 5, 2011
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Story | Jan 2, 2012 | 4:35 PMSomeone paid more than $50,000 for Karl Marx's classic critique of Capitalism, while a signed copy of "To Kill a Mockingbird" sold for $25,000, two big online sales of used books in 2011.
Story | Dec 4, 2009 | 4:33 PM
Looking for just the right gifts for the book lovers in your life? Today, in two auctions, Christie's is auctioning some rare and stunning literary artifacts. Cormac McCarthy's typewriter is only the beginning; there are first editions and letters and...
Story | Dec 4, 2009 | 9:33 PM
Cormac McCarthy's typewriter sold at auction today for 254,500 bones, more than 12 times the estimated cost of $15,000-$20,000. And the thing barely works! Functionality isn't the point, of course: Provenance is. It's notable that McCarthy has written all...
Story | Feb 13, 2008