On the Shelf
Signatures, Notes, and Lists
August 31, 2012 | by Sadie Stein
The evolution of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s autograph.
We have long been intrigued by the Strand’s “The Jean Files,” a series of notes, found in books, to a woman named Jean. The latest plea is especially intriguing.
Listen to Dylan Thomas read “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night.”
Thank you to Iris Blasi for unearthing this vintage bit of Letterman, um, wit: Top Ten Bookstore Pickup Lines.
We may be biased, but are happy to disseminate the following: “According to a new study, people with an active interest in the arts contribute more to society than those with little or no such interest.”