Author Profile

Stuart Kells

Dr Stuart Kells is an antiquarian bookseller, author and bibliophile.  His latest book, Penguin and the Lane Brothers, uncovers the untold story of a publishing revolution.  Stuart also wrote the critically acclaimed Rare: A Life among Antiquarian Books and has published a series of books about books, including the epic Australian Book Collectors. He speaks regularly and enthusiastically on the history and value of printed books, including at Clunes Booktown, Melbourne Rare Book Week and Duneira.

His latest book, Penguin and the Lane Brothers, recently won the 2015 Ashurst Business Literature Prize.

See Stuart at the 2016 Festival:

19-06-2016 10.30am-11.30am

Author and bibliophile Dr Stuart Kells will discuss what makes a book rare, desirable and valuable. Participants can bring along a book from their own collection for discussion and appraisal.  Stuart speaks regularly on the history and value of printed…

Location: Upstairs Studio