Winnie the Pooh Day

calendar •
1779 – Peter Mark Roget, compiler of the most famous thesaurus in English
1867 – Nicaraguan symbolist poet and short-story writer Rubén Darío was born
1882 – A.A. Milne, the creator of Winnie the Pooh, was born. (d 1956)
1922 – Irish author Liam O’Flaherty and several Republican comrades occupy Rotunda in Dublin for several days.
1932 – Robert Anton Wilson author, anarchist, is born.

obit of note • Art Buchwald has left the building.

worth reading • Philip Pullman leads drive for recycled paper in books, he and other big-hitting Canadian authors such as Alice Munro demanding that their books be printed on recycled pape


blog of note • Jeremy Dibbell’s Philobiblos has been working very hard lately and trying to post something of biblio-interest before him has become harder and harder – think he’d mind if i just reposted his entire posts . . . yeah . . . better not.

banktoaster • Jajuk an open source program music management app chocked full of interesting features – I love free stuff. [via lifehacker]

15 minutes • New Bibliophile Group Member personal & professional blogs that have been added to the sidebar:

so far so good…..

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