- Over on the ARCA blog, "The Gospel Truth? How the laundering of papyri washes away its provenance sins."
- A great Book of Common Prayer over on Early Modern Female Book Ownership this week.
- Video from the recent Grolier Club/CODEX Foundation symposium is now available.
- Christine Jacobson is in the "Bright Young Librarians" spotlight this week.
- The Brontë Parsonage Museum has launched a fundraising appeal to purchase one of Charlotte Brontë's "little books" (the fifth "Young Men's Magazine") at auction in Paris on 18 November (part of the Aristophil liquidation).
- From Cambridge University Special Collections, Jill Whitelock on "M. R. James and the ghosts of the old University Library."
- Alison Flood reports on Stuart Kells' forthcoming book about Shakespeare's library for the Guardian.
- From the BL, "John Bagford, bibliophile or biblioclast?"
- More from Peter Kidd on that manuscript Bible noted last week.
- John Overholt was profiled in the Harvard Crimson.
- Erin Morgenstern's The Starless Sea; review by Lyndsay Faye in the NYTimes.
- Patrick Mauriès' Cabinets of Curiosities; review by Reagan Upshaw in the WaPo.
- Jon Clinch's Marley; review by Ron Charles in the WaPo.
- Topographical Pictures including Selections from the Kelton Collection at Christie's London on 29 October.
- The Sporting Sale at Bonhams Edinburgh on 31 October.
- Books and Works on Paper at Forum Auctions (online) on 31 October.
- Lincoln and His Times Americana & Political Signature Auction at Heritage Auctions on 2 November.