Personalized Your Special Day Book

By The New York Times


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The New York Times Special Day book compiles a whole day’s worth of news from a meaningful moment—like a leather-bound ticket down memory lane. Celebrate a retirement, anniversary, first day of school, or graduation. You’ll get a compilation of that day’s news, including features from the Main, Sports, Arts, and other sections). Browse through headlines, articles, photos, and even advertisements. The matte pages and leatherette binding make this customized book ready to revisit and display for years to come.

  • Made in the USA: Williston, VT
  • Materials: Paper, cardboard
  • Care: Keep in a cool dry place
  • Includes personalized book up to 80 pages
  • Durable hardcover
  • Includes color front pages after 1998
  • Includes recipient's name and date stamped on cover
  • If the date entered is in the future, your order will ship once that day's newspaper has been published
  • First and last names will be auto-capitalized by the printer
  • High resolution glossy matte finish pages
  • Leatherette binding
  • If this item is intended as a gift and might not arrive in time, print this card to give while your custom product is being created
  • Please note: Certain years/pages are reprinted from microfilm and font sized may be reduced. Missing pages may be the result of a newspaper strike or a lack of relevant information on the front page for that date
  • Due to the personalized nature of this product, it cannot be returned
  • Dimensions: 12" x 15" x 0.5"
  • Weight: 2 lbs.
All the YOU that’s fit to print.

About The New York Times

It’s a Date

Bind together a personal, nostalgic history with a custom book of New York Times covers.

Choose a wedding day, birthday, anniversary, or any other special date and they’ll create a bound collection of the news for you.

Commemorate the moment you said, “I do” with the entire newspaper from that day. Or celebrate your anniversary with a compilation of covers—from your first to your fifth or fiftieth. Or gift someone a time traveling birthday ticket so they can journey through a lifetime’s worth of covers.

The New York Times archives date all the way back to 1851—and seeing how society, the paper’s layout, and even the advertisements evolve over decades is fascinating.

Depending on the version you choose and how far back your date is, your book can also include famous front pages throughout history. See the end of the Civil War or the fall of the Berlin Wall.

These Made in the USA memory books are the kind of gift you’ll look and re-look at. Each time you do, there’s something new to learn or reminisce about.