Talks and Exhibits
In addition to 100 world-class exhibitors of rare books, ephemera, prints, and photographs,
special talks and exhibits will maintain BABF as the premier regional Antiquarian book fair in the country.
It's Alive! Frankenstein at 200
A preview of the exhibition opening at the Morgan Library in October...MORE
The Swedish Underground Exhibition Open Saturday and Sunday September 8-9 in the exhibit room. Included in your ticket to the BABF. Presented by Boo-Hooray
Feminize Your Bookshelves!
Writer A. N. Devers, founder of The Second Shelf, a rare book business and literary quarterly focused on writing by women, will introduce some overlooked and forgotten women writers, explore gender inequality in the literary canon, and suggest how collectors and institutions can balance their bookshelves and help redress a discriminatory literary history....MORE
Nakki Goranin, a photo historian and author of American Photobooth presents "The Photobooth: A Short History and Conversation about a Photographic Revolution" MORE
Garrett Scott presents "From Aristotle to Asa K. Butts; or, the Literature of Earth Closets, Troublesome Monkeys, Sex and Reform in 19th century America."...MORE
Heather O'Donnell presents "New Directions in Book Collecting: Notes from the Honey & Wax Prize", a conversation about new directions in book collecting."...MORE
“Unexpected Beauty” The Fine Art of Historic Photobooth and Tintype Images.
A first-time exhibit of Photomatic and Tintype images curated by Nakki Goranin, a photo historian and author of American Photobooth... MORE