Wednesday November 4th, 2009

In the Ether

baryshnikov_mikhail-thumb-323x432-19983A slide show of sketches from a new book illustrating the views from New York apartments. . . . John Sutherland writes about the London Review of Books’ 30th anniversary. Scroll to the bottom for a funny P.S. about the times he’s been name-checked in the paper’s famous personal ads. . . . The very long list of nominees for this year’s International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and Lisa Peet on why this is the only literary list “that always gets me going.” . . . A post (with helpful links) about Dwight Garner’s new book, which covers, per its subtitle, “A Century of Classic American Book Advertisements.” . . . A blog devoted to 19th century dust jackets, in conjunction with a forthcoming book. (Via BDR) . . . Allen Barra on his favorite World Series-inspired reading (painless registration required). . . . Robert Birnbaum notes the arrival of a new Thelonious Monk biography.