Yearly Archives: 2020


Journalist Ralph Gardner’s visit to the Fitterer’s bindery, part 2

Ralph Gardner: Einstein in the Adirondacks My wife proposed calling it a staycation. But that wasn’t strictly accurate because we traveled a couple of hours north – even longer if you include the wrong turn we took, or rather the right turn we didn’t take – and the trip included an overnight.  We were on […]

Taff and Jack Fitterer in the bindery

Journalist Ralph Gardner, Jr. paid a visit to the shop……..

COMMENTARY  Meet Jack and Taff Fitterer, the wizards of book restoration Posted Friday, January 17, 2020 6:00 pm My father passed along his passion for books to me. I’m actually of the opinion that collecting is a gene that some possess, other don’t.” By Ralph Gardner Jr. GHENT, N.Y. Back in August, with fingers crossed and the maximum […]