— Robert Darnton has a thought-provoking essay on Google Book Search in the most recent New York Review of Books, in which he compares the modern information economy to that of the Enlightenment.
— The Guardian’s excellent series on the 1000 novels you must read is, indeed, available online. Check it out!
— The Cynic Sang points out that Google Maps has teamed up with the Prado to display extremly high-resolution photos of fourteen paintings. I checked this out and it is really cool; you can get close enough to see individual brushstrokes and tiny cracks.
— William found something wonderful in the back of a book.
— From the Book Cover Archive, Great War Dust Jackets.
— Also from the Guardian, Virginia Woolf on reading.