worth reading • Ephemera blog has an interview with manuscript collector Ivo Meisner from Book Den East, Martha’s Vineyard.
naughty naughty • even Harry isn’t immune to the rampant book thefts, 3000 copies of Fantastic Beasts and Quidditch Through the Ages were lift from a UK loading dock. I’d start with the guy driving the forklift.
blog of note • Book Patrol has a post about the vanishing of mid-price books from the internet market. oh there still there, they just cost $3 bucks now.
worth reading • from the Guardian a feature on Edith Wharton’s love affair with France.
waking the dead • scholars may have found the grave of Mona Lisa. oh fer crissakes leave the poor woman alone, she’s dead.
dystopia alert • an AP rundown on
cookies • Alibris awards three libraries with collection development book grants.
banktoaster• from Madlyn’s Blom’s Old Bag Lady blog, a post about e-audiobooks and where to get em.