Delayed links and reviews for this week, since I was away for the weekend (my sister got married!)
- Fine Books Blog starts a new series of short interviews with young booksellers by profiling Teri Osborn of William Reese Company.
- Jen Howard covers last week's ARL annual meeting.
- An important post from Dan Gregory on the Between the Covers blog, "The Closing of the American Bookstore."
- David Twiston Davies writes in the Telegraph about his decision to sell his book collection at auction.
- James Shapiro has an essay in the NYTimes about "Anonymous," Roland Emmerich's soon-to-open movie about the Shakespeare "authorship controversy."
- From Steve Ferguson at Princeton, Digitizing the Lapidus Collection, announcing digital versions of more than 150 books and pamphlets on liberty and the American Revolution.
- Nigel Farndale writes in the Telegraph about bookshelf-browsing and "showing-off" books.
- Missed from last weekend (and a must-read): Alexandra Horowitz asks in the NYTimes "Will the E-Book Kill the Footnote?"
- Jen Howard writes for the CHE on authors' fears about what happens when their goes online.
- The Digital Public Library of America's website is now live.
- From the NYTimes, a look at how Amazon's now cutting out publishers and working directly with authors.
- Candice Millard talked to NPR about her new book Destiny of the Republic.
- Over at The Collation, Carrie Smith covers the great Tonson/Walker dispute over Shakespeare copyrights.
- Stephen Greenblatt's The Swerve; review by Troy Jollimore for CSM.
- Three recent books on books in 18th-century Britain; review by Richard Sher at Reviews in History.
- Lawrence Wechsler's Uncanny Valley; review by David Ulin in the LATimes.
- Denise Gigante's The Keats Brothers; review by Christopher Benfey in the NYTimes.
- Jon Paul Stevens' Five Chiefs; review by Jim Newton in the LATimes.