- Maya Sapiurka rounds up the science that explains writer’s block for The Conversation.
- Alison Flood reports on the latest salvo in the snarky war between entitled readers and irritated authors for The Guardian.
- Ever wondered which books were on Tudor magician John Dee’s shelves? As long as you have a plane ticket to London, you don’t have to wonder much longer. (Richard Moss reports for Culture 24)
- This may be the most Halloween-appropriate bookish story I’ve ever heard of: Simon Davis shares the discovery that Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum has the world’s largest collection of books bound in human skin.