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Reviews of Printer’s Error (HarperCollins)

Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, your local library, Audible, or local independent bookstore

The Scholarly Kitchen, Robert Harington, 14 August 2017.
“Every now and then a book comes along that reminds you of how delightful our publishing world can be.”

Popmatters, “‘Printer’s Error’ Is a Hilarious Romp Through Publishing History,” John Paul, 7 August 2017.
“…a rousing read told in a breezy, often laugh-out-loud funny manner. Who knew the history of books and printing could be this much fun?”

Washington Post, “A treasure trove for book lovers: Michael Dirda picks books about books,” Michael Dirda, 29 March 2017
“…these ‘irreverent stories’ are worth the effort.”

The New York Times Book Review, “(Early) Spring Reading,in Open Book column by John Williams, 19 March 2017
A short summary of Printer’s Error.

Publisher’s Weekly, 13 March 2017
“…treasure trove of the stories behind legendary books and their authors… [a] terrific collection.”

Kirkus Reviews, 19 December 2016
“A spritely visit to the land of rare books.”

Original Articles

“X-Rated Twain”: adapted excerpt from Printer’s Error
The Atlantic, Spring 2017 Issue

“10 Everyday Phrases That Come From Printing”
Mental Floss, 5 April 2017

“Take Heart: Shakespeare’s  Drafts Were Pretty Damn Rough”: excerpt from Printer’s Error
LitHub,
20 March 2017

“The Skeptic’s Guide to Sherlock Holmes: 25 Facts about the Detective”
The Baker Street Journal, edited by Steven Rothman, Vol. 65 No. 4 (Winter 2015)

“Too Big to Fail? Life on the Edge for Aldus Manutius”
Aldus @SFU, September 2015

Videos

“How to Build a Rare Book Collection”
Barron’s Penta, 2 July 2015
Barron’s Penta visits Rebecca Romney of Bauman Rare Books for insights on assembling and caring for your collection.

“How to Invest in Rare Books”
Bloomberg Surveillance
, 13 February 2015

Live segment with Tom Keene.

The Best of Pawn Stars: The Book of Mormon”
The HISTORY Channel’s Pawn Stars, Summer 2015

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