CRITICAL LINKING: December 14, 2011

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

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“$75 a poem: The Paris Review.”

The market for poetry is just as bad as you think it is.

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“This is such a great cast of young and talented actors, and I’m looking ofrward [sic] to seeing how the adaptation turns out.”

Alright, so the set stills are pretty (Di Caprio’s blond wave is especially alluring). Fingers crossed, kids.

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“The fickle gratitude of people who will have about as much loyalty to Amazon tomorrow as they do today to Barnes & Noble, last year’s bully? This is good business?”

It’s not personal, Richard. It’s business.

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“The American Booksellers Association, a trade group for independents, said last week that members saw a sales jump of 16 percent in the week including Thanksgiving, compared with the same period a year ago.”

All those adrift Borders shoppers gotta go somewhere.

 

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