things Sherlock normally doesn’t do but did for John [x]
The United States Department of Labor has released employment statistics for librarians, and analysis of the data by FiveThirtyEight has revealed where to find the most librarians per capita (Ownesboro, Kentucky) and where librarian pay is highest (Fresno, California). And…
Here’s the link for more information about the PS244 fundraising campaign.
Here’s the link to the GIVE IT ALL TO ME Library Collection at OutofPrintClothing.com.
Check it out! The good folks dropped me a line about this project last week, and I’m happy to boost for Library Week.
Sharing a binding
This is a clever book from the 18th century, printed in Oxford in 1756. It presents both the Old and New Testament, although the books are not bound together the regular way, behind one another. Instead, the binder opted to place them next to each other. This very rare binding technique is part of a family that includes the dos-à-dos (or “back to back”) binding, which I blogged about before (here). Having the two testaments bound this way allowed the reader to consult passages from both books at the same time. Indeed, the empty pages in the front and back are filled with notes, including in Greek and Hebrew. It appears this clever binding had a reader to match.
Pic: Manchester, Chetham’s Library (source).
Donna Tartt’s bestselling novel “The Goldfinch,” published by Little, Brown, won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for fiction Monday. On Twitter, the Columbia University School of Journalism , which announces the awards, had a slip of the finger in its announcement, at first tweeting that the winner was ” The Goldfish .”
I hope this makes some of you in a better mood. Because I’m feeling quite over the day. But this helps a bit.
Love that in the first frame, he’s so excited to see the water that he’s already kicking his little feet before he’s even in.
What the gifset doesn’t show: when he gets so excited that he poops in the sink. >_<