CRITICAL LINKING: November 17, 2011

Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee.

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“Editors, copy editors, and proofreaders, please clean up your act, do your job, and learn the f**king rules!”

All I see here is the Oxford comma.

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“Third, and I believe this to be the greatest advantage, ideas would be freed from the printed page, where they have been held captive for too many centuries.”

At first, this call for universities to get rid of physical books seems a little nuts. Then it seems reasonable. Then it seems like the future.

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“Why the quotation marks around my name? “James Wood” and James Wood are one and the same.”

James Wood responds in the comments section of Jonathan Lethem’s critique of him at The Millions. Wild stuff.

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“Two weeks late and over 10 pounds, the child had to be cut by a team of doctors from my body, which in turn responded by hemorrhaging massive amounts of blood.”

Say what you will about the Twilight series, but it inspires some pretty interesting commentary.

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