- Registration is now open for a very interesting-looking conference this September, "BH and DH: Book History and Digital Humanities."
- Over at Past is Present, a new list of recent articles and books published by members of the AAS community.
- The National Library of Norway is planning to digitize works from the collections of Nigeria's National Library published in the Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba languages.
- At recto | verso, a look at American documentary photography around the turn of the twentieth century.
- A report in the Telegraph suggests that Italian authorities have recently unraveled an art and book theft ring in the Turin area; one manuscript was found to have been stolen from the Royal Library of Turin in 2012. If anybody has more information about this story, I'd love to see it.
- Melbourne Rare Book Week begins on 30 June this year.
- Mary McClure posts at Echoes from the Vault about a lovely Book of Hours from the St Andrews collections.
- June's Rare Book Monthly articles include an update on the California law about the sale of autographed materials, and a report from Michael Stillman on the theft of an RAF logbook.
- Boston 1775 explores Isaiah Thomas' involvement with an American edition of Fanny Hill.
- Natasha Pizzey writes for the BBC about the Luis de Carvajal manuscript recently returned to Mexico.
- Danuta Kean reports for the Guardian about the sale of the library of William O'Brien, coming up this week at Sotheby's.
- Anthony Horowitz's Magpie Murders; review by Charles Finch in the WaPo.
- Max Décharné's Vulgar Tongues; review by Allan Fallow in the WaPo.
- Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books at Swann Galleries on 7 June.
- The Library of William O'Brien: Property of the Milltown Park Charitable Trust at Sotheby's London on 7 June.
- Fine Books and Manuscripts, including Illustration Art at Bonhams New York on 7 June.