1503 – Michelangelo begins work on his David.
future shock • The New York Times has developed a stand-alone digital reader that’s specifically modeled on … the printed newspaper. via Y. that’s gonna make subway reading a whole lot more interesting.
mitzvah • Japanese Lafcadio Hearn collector gives rare US newspapers to the University of Cincinnati. via Y.
talking head • from the Times Online an interview with Eamonn de Burca, the founder of Eamonn de Burca Rare Books via Y.
lost n’found • A handwritten manuscript by the Irish dramatist Sean O’Casey has been rediscovered more than 80 years after it disappeared. via Y.
first for thai • An international children’s library will open its doors next year – the first of it’s kind in Thailand. via Y.