More reviews than links today, for some reason. But, here you are.
- Bookride examines Adam Smith's An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
- Your Friendly Neighborhood Book Dragon reviews David Quammen's The Boilerplate Rhino, an essay collection of his that I've somehow missed. I'll have to find it, sounds pretty good.
- For the London Review of Books, Matthew Reynolds reviews a the five-volume Poems of John Dryden collection being published by Longman. Reynolds writes "Of all the great English poets, Dryden must be the least enjoyed."
- BibliOdyssey offers up some lovely Aztec manuscript illustrations from the Tovar Manuscript.
- Over at Paper Cuts, Dwight Garner comments on the OED's continued calls for citizens' assistance, partly through the BBC program "Balderdash and Piffle."
- In The Telegraph, Richard Francis reviews Ian Mortimer's The Fears of Henry IV.
- At Steamboats are Ruining Everything, Caleb notes some new publications by Peter Terzian, including a review of Jenny Uglow's Nature's Engraver in Newsday.