Book buying and reading on the web
- Richard has an off and on again
weblog about his days in the bookshop.
- Book Finder is a 'meta-search'
engine, meaning that it searches other search engines, in its case book
search engines. It is the single best way to look for books on the
- World Book Dealer
searches the stock of about 100 specialist and antiquarian dealers.
- Book Sale Finder lists
book fairs & sales through the US and Canada.
- If you have a signed book & wondering if the author's signature is
legit Author & Illustrator Signatures
has over 500 sample specimens.
- Autographs &
Address Related Web Sites lists sites devoted to autographs of diverse
sort of folks including writers.
- You have to flip past a few screens of ads to see Book
Tourists' listing of book readings and signings around the country.
& Irish Authors Probably the best place to go to find
sites devoted to just about any English language author (the American author
site is separate). Continually updated.
- Voice of the Shuttle "The
Web Page for Humanities Research." A good site to start at if you are
interested in the scholarly side of history, art, literature and anything
else that might be considered a humane discipline.
- Literary Resources on
the Net Comprehensive but especially strong on the 18th century.
- Arts & Letters Daily
is updated almost every day with fresh links to book reviews, essays,
criticism, art, music, culture - you get the idea.
- Anthony Powell Resources Page
Anthony Powell is best known for his twelve volume novel sequence "A
Dance to the Music of Time." Volume ten: Books Do Furnish A Room.
- Tudor History has
chronologies, glossaries, genealogies, and text.
- The Internet Public Library
has a large assortment of e-texts.
Articles has a database of magazine articles.
- Bartleby has many
texts including all 18 volumes of the Cambridge History of English and
is a better than average dictionary and thesaurus site.