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Winston Churchill’s racehorse is up at Levenger Downs!

Winston Churchill’s racehorse is up at Levenger Downs!

| December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Okay, “Levenger Downs” may be a stretch, but Winston Churchill’s racehorse Colonist II is, indeed, at Levenger. We commissioned the British sculptor Jon Bickley to create a miniature sculpture of Churchill’s racehorse, which we made into a bookend. Jon’s sculpture is faithful down to the fencepost on which is propped the hat Churchill wore at […]

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Steve’s Top 10 Picks for Holiday Gifts

Steve’s Top 10 Picks for Holiday Gifts

| December 8, 2011 | 1 Comments

Levenger CEO and co-founder Steve Leveen shares some of his favorites for holiday giving.       1. Long Remembered: Lincoln and His Five Versions of the Gettysburg Address. What an honor to give readers the inside story of an American masterpiece, thanks to our collaboration with the Library of Congress. It’s our way of […]

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Game on! Find family games and educational toys right here at Levenger—and forgo the shopping stress

Game on! Find family games and educational toys right here at Levenger—and forgo the shopping stress

| December 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sure, you can go get malled in the stores, hunting for smart games and children’s toys. But why stress when you can find just the right assortment of family games, children’s games and educational toys at Levenger? We’ve curated a selection for you, and tested these toys and games ourselves. Our staff members fall into […]

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Levenger goes—gleefully—to the dogs

Levenger goes—gleefully—to the dogs

| November 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

So…what’s the company that’s the curator of the Well-Read Life doing selling dog products? We have a hunch that many Levenger customers answer to the call of the canine. So this holiday season, we’re proud to introduce (drum roll, tail thump) our first products for the Well-Bred Life. If you have a dog, we hope […]

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Message from Steve Leveen: 100 signed copies of Steve Jobs’s biography by Walter Isaacson

Message from Steve Leveen: 100 signed copies of Steve Jobs’s biography by Walter Isaacson

| November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

The death of Steve Jobs hit us hard at Levenger. Not only do we have more than our fair share of Apple groupies (including me), and loads of Apple equipment, but we sell lots of Levenger products designed to accommodate Apple gear. You’ll find iPhones, MacBooks and iPads all through the pages of our catalogs […]

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Steve Leveen on heritage technologies: or why paper can still be cool

Steve Leveen on heritage technologies: or why paper can still be cool

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Levenger CEO and co-founder Steve Leveen had an intriguing conversation with Tribe magazine recently on why paper (and pens, and leather and wood) can make smartphones smarter and tablets even better tools. We call these the heritage technologies, and find that thought-catchers like our Circa and Shirt Pocket Briefcases still have a place alongside high […]

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Quick! Charles Dickens is on deadline for “A Christmas Carol”

Quick! Charles Dickens is on deadline for “A Christmas Carol”

| October 25, 2011 | 2 Comments

It was about this time in October 1843 that Charles Dickens had the “ghost of an idea,” as he would call it, of writing a little Christmas story that would make him a little money. Provided he could get it to the printer in time for Christmas. Even Charles Dickens, it seems, was dogged by […]

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Hear David McCullough at the National Book Festival

Hear David McCullough at the National Book Festival

| October 18, 2011 | 1 Comments

If you couldn’t be among the estimated 200,000 readers who flocked to the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C., last month, you can still enjoy some of the speakers’ presentations, including the one by David McCullough. The Library of Congress, presenter of the Book Festival, has compiled a podcast. Want to know David McCullough’s secret […]

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The new book “Long Remembered” reveals the real story of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

The new book “Long Remembered” reveals the real story of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

| October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

For the first time in history, all five of Abraham Lincoln’s handwritten versions of the Gettysburg Address are presented in full color and at full size, in a new collector’s-edition book by Levenger Press. Long Remembered: Lincoln and His Five Versions of the Gettysburg Address  brings together the work of four Lincoln scholars and a […]

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