This week on the bookish internet

  • Dalya Alberge shares how librarians and antiquarians battle “tome raiders.” (The Guardian)
  • Alice Bolin writes about the history of Miss Marple and her critics (Electric Lit)
  • Justina Ireland (who I am considering pledging my allegiance to) gives advice for “analyzing male characters.” (Book Riot)
  • Ben Dolnick wonders about the lives of people he sees “reading on the subway.” (The Awl)