something new • an interview with equally talented celebrity sibling Amy Sedaris on her new bookI Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence.
site to see • a site devoted to women writers, beginning in the 19th century, who wrote domestic fiction.
one hand clapping • Tech Ramblings blog has some advice for those endeavoring to develop software for the rare book trade.
banktoaster • free fiction from the New Yorker site: República And Grau By Daniel Alarcón
closing the barn door • British Museum experts will monitor eBay antiquities sales and report illegal activity to the Met’s Art and Antiques Unit.
blog of note • from SF bookworm A Baker’s Dozen of books for Halloween reading, that includes some of my favorite books.
super shopping • The Antarctic Library of the late Raymond J Adie, (1925-2006), the scientist and explorer who dedicated his life to Antarctica, will be auctioned at Cheffins Auctioneers in Cambridge on Thursday 26th October. (via rarebookblog)
blog of note • Finebooks Blog has a fine piece about publishers wasted effort in trying to restrict the secondary market of Advance Review Copies. these multibillion dollar corps need to stop whining about a few pennies here and there, it’s bad for their image as souless coporations,
site to see • for the 1st time I wish I lived in Michigan: Hollanders Specializing in Decorative Papers, Bookbinding Supplies, & Workshops.
bibliotv • By the way – the first 22 episodes of the Addams Family have been released on DVD today, which has an exemplary bonus feature documentary on Charles Addams.