The Morgan Library and Museum is showcasing the watercolors, prints, and illuminations of William Blake for the first time in two decades. The show, entitled “William Blake’s World: A New Heaven Has Begun” is on display through January 3rd.
- The entire Philadelphia Free Library System is scheduled to close on October 2.
- The Brooklyn Book Festival is today. If you’re willing to confront the brewing cloudiness outside, PEN’s event looks good, and so does Housing Works’.
- Adam Gottlieb from More Intelligent Life examines how electronic literature changes the way we look at typos.
- Deckfight picks out five indie rock songs for college football. Deckfights Josh Spilker also wrote this piece on the Chicago Bears/Vanderbilt connection, so I guess he knows his football.
- Drew Barrymore likes Jens Lekman. (Thanks Stereogum)
- Vice interviews Terry Gilliam