Link of the Week:

     What Stanford University’s Encyclopedia of Philosophy has to say about Sherlock Holmes as fiction, and as (ahem) a nonexistent object.


Caveat Emptor!

     Want to write historical fiction?  I did in my novel Baker Street Irregular -- and there shall be no sequel, monthly or otherwise!

   Retro Link of this Week:

     For someone with a quarter million to spare.  (Hat-tip to John Lehman BSI.)


Some essential Sherlockian sites:

The Conan Doyle Estate

Chris Redmond’s,

    the best Sherlock Holmes website, and a portal to many others.

Randall Stock’s Best of Sherlock & Conan Doyle

The new BSI Trust website

The John H. Watson Society

    in memory of its founder, Donald Libey.

Ray Betzner’s Studies in [Vincent] Starrett

Peter Blau’s monthly Scuttlebutt from the Spermaceti Press

Matt Laffey’s Always 1895.

The Baker Street Journal

The Sherlock Holmes Society of London

University of Minnesota Sherlock Holmes Collections

    Ronald De Waal’s Universal Sherlock Holmes

Some favorite sites of mine:

Arts & Letters Daily

Hot Jazz Saturday Night,

    three hours of historic jazz a week, hosted by Rob Bamberger

The Big Broadcast,

    four hours of old radio a week, hosted by Ed Walker

Vanishing New York and Ephemeral New York

George Orwell’s “Politics and the English Language”