- Over at Bookplate Junkie, Lew Jaffe errs on the side of caution in the face of some serious eBay wishful thinking.
- Bruce Sullivan writes at LISNews about the "Dewey Dilemma" faced by public libraries today.
- Jon Michaud at Book Bench talks to Marilyn Johnson about This Book is Overdue!
- Really awful news out of Virginia, where the legislature has proposed eliminating funding for the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities entirely in 2011.
- Via The Bunburyist, I recommend the Library Company of Philadelphia's exhibit "Philadelphia Gothic" (the link takes you to the very nice online version).
- Louis Menand's The Marketplace of Ideas: review by Anthony Grafton in The New Republic.
- S.J. Parris' Heresy: review by Anna Mundow in the Washington Post.
- Laurie Scheck's A Monster's Notes: review by Miriam Burstein at The Little Professor.
- Clare Clark's Savage Lands: review by Sybil Steinberg in the Washington Post.