A seed library, in Ohio. (No returns, obviously.) Via the Melville House blog.
Also from Melville House, here is a fine slide show of some old New York bookshops. The first Scribner's was astonishing, was it not?
This compelling eulogy by Joanna Murray-Smith for her mother Nita was published on the Overland website in early July.
At Cordite, Geoff Page reviews Chris Wallace-Crabbe's New and Selected Poems.
Expanding the canon after death doesn't just happen in writing. Scholars and performers have revived some sonatas Beethoven wrote when he was 12, and 20, and added them to the 'iconic' 32. What this achieves, I do not like to guess.