Critical Linking: October 4, 2011

Our morning round-up of interesting links. Tastes great with coffee.

Summarizing the merits of all 110 Nobel Laureates for literature, in three lines or less. (via BookFox)

10 Best-Selling Books That Were Originally Rejected. (Though really, this is way more common than the converse)

Clip-fest of Hemingway, Rand, Pynchon and other famous authors as they have appeared on primetime animated shows. (The Rand is a gem).

He’s turned out to be genuinely talented. Seems like a nice guy. Set for life on the money front. Will do well with women/men in his age bracket until the day he dies.¬†And now it turns out that he is a smart, inquisitive reader. I’m really starting to hate Daniel Radcliffe.

No one talks about a Nobel for Ray Bradbury. They really, really should.

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  • Alexandra Jacunski

    Would that nobody had ever accepted Twilight! I’m tired of hearing about it all the time.

    Then again, I’m tired of people complaining about it all the time, so I guess I should shush…

  • Sdrowonyalp

    IMHO, Orhan Pamuk definitely deserved the award on the literary and philosophical merits of his work alone, although he too probably won with politics.–Ben Anders