Critical Linking: March 1, 2012

 

The New Republic: 11 Female Book Reviewers, 71 Male Book Reviewers.”

Uncool, traditional media. Way uncool.

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“Why eBooks now? [Jackie] Collins said she is drawn to the format “just to be innovative and as a gift for my fans. It’s a total experiment. It might sell two copies or it might sell 200,000. Who knows?”

This smells like the future.

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“Roald Dahl’s little English girl with a very big brain, Matilda Wormwood, is coming to Broadway next year in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s new  Matilda The Musical.”

Tourists from Pennsylvania should be super excited.

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“Dedicated e-readers were preferred by 60.9% of all respondents, down from 71.6% in the previous survey.”

I have a feeling that this number will go down even more after the iPad 3 and it’s high-resolution screen comes a-calling. 

 

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