worth a read • from Livejournal.com a P&L on how books make (or don’t) money. must read. I’m terribly jealous this is good blogging.
super shopping • a first edition of James Joyce’s Ulysses has sold for £23,000 at a Salisbury auction house.
true confession • the Harvard student cum-novelist has apologised for similarities between her debut work and another writer’s book. . . . now if this behavior would just bleed over onto OTHER public figures we might have something.
birthday boy • 1815 Anthony Trollope
obit worth reading • Florence Mars at 84, whose book about the 1964 slayings of three civil rights workers won praise from many but made her the target of the Ku Klux Klan.
book review • 120 Banned Books: Censorship Histories Of World Literature by Nicholas J. Karolides, Margaret Bald, Dawn B. Sova reviewed by Amir Taheri @ Asharq Al-Awsat
blogs worth reading
• Sarah’s Books • Sarah Faragher a Bangor Maine Bookseller
• Wandering Scribe • a blog by a UK woman who lives in her car.
homecoming • the 2,600 volume Edith Wharton Library comes home to the Mount, after being sold and resold.
great bullpen greetings!! go out to all those visitors from Isalamabad, Johannesburg, Bali, Timur, Bangalore, Mumbai, Bueños Aires, Aukland, Fairbanks and all the other places I will never get to visit. Thanks for stopping by.