viking hordes • Jeff at Using Books Weblog has a cozy horror story of rape and pillage at a friends of the library sale.
talking head • from NPR an interview with Bill Bryson about his new memoir the Thunderbolt Kid. which i highly recommend on audio – i recommend all his books on audio. they sound so much cooler than they read.
banktoaster • don’t forget Liam’s Images from Old Books sites have some yummy old spooky engravings and such, that can be used for Halloween purposes.
something dead • NPR has a nice piece on Charles Addams, the father of the Addams Family.
banktoaster • from the New Yorker, a Lorrie Moore short story Paper Losses.
something to read • Bookseller chick blog has a sort of memento mori book post