William Gibson + Buzz Rickson MA-1 Coat

Ideal for fans of American-Canadian author William Gibson (a beloved writer and vintage clothing enthusiast), this coat is based on one that Gibson’s Pattern Recognition protagonist Cayce Pollard wears in the novel. Crafted by Buzz Rickson from heavy nylon twill, this garment contains a wool fiber fill and is identical to the first-pattern US Air Force MA-1 intermediate flying jacket. With a cotton zipper tab, …

Grand Union: Stories

Grand Union: Stories is prolific author Zadie Smith’s first collection of short stories. The respected and beloved author features her horror tales alongside historical fiction, reflective pieces on modernity, dystopian tales and more. While diverse in subject and genre, Smith’s writing is consistently rich, thoughtful and measured. There are 19 stories within, 11 of which are new and exclusive to this release.

Millions of Books Entered the Public Domain

Thanks to a project funded by the New York Public Library (and spearheaded by two of its employees), millions of books published before 1964 will soon be free to download and read. Historically, books published before 1964 were subject to a 28-year copyright term and after those years passed, the books would (likely, aside from exception) become public domain if the publisher or author did …