end of an era • the USPS in its infinite wisdom has made good on their threat to do away with surface international shipping. Surface shipping has traditionally been about one third the cost of air and was a mainstay of bookselling for well . . . ever.
lost n’found • TOKYO (AFP) – A drawing found in Japan has turned out to be a lost page in the original edition of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s classic The Little Prince.