1888 – The poem “Casey at the Bat”, by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, is published in the San Francisco Examiner.

birthday boy • 1926 – Allen Ginsberg, American poet (d. 1997)

copycop • Mrs Beeton is outed as a copier not a cook by author of, The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs Beeton by Kathryn Hughes

hurricane cookin’ • where we used to call it ‘cooking with stored foods’ it has now become trendy . . . NPR interviews Daphne Nikolopoulos author The Storm Gourmet, which covers nouveau cooking with stored foods.

outing • DC Comics is resurrecting Batwoman as a lesbian, in a July unveiling. NPR audio coverage.

naughty naughty • France’s national library has filed suit against a Brooklyn artifact dealer, demanding the return of a centuries-old stolen book.

sites to see • Stan Zielinski has set up some really useful First edition information over at 1stedition.net

blogs of note • Tricks of the Trade this is really addictive reading . . . sometimes i love the internet.

When photocopying journal articles or book chapters, copy from the last page to the first. When your copy job is done all the pages will be in the correct order, ready to be stapled.

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