Critical Linking: July 7, 2012

The ring is made of gold with a cabochon blue stone of natural turquoise. It is, as Sotheby’s auction house notes, in a simple style Austen wrote of sympathetically in her work. In “Mansfield Park,” Fanny Price is given a gold chain by her cousin Edmund, who tells her, “I consulted the simplicity of your taste.”

My preciousssss, AKA Jane Austen’s long-lost bauble.


We’re pretty sure the final choices were the best. That said, he certainly missed out on a potential Hemingway restaurant chain called “The Italian Experience.”

Choose Your Own Papa Adventure.


If Journatic is deceiving the public, so too are the op-ed pages of the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and many other newspapers…

Will the byline go by the wayside?

Get cozy for the season of curl-up-and-read. Pair composition book leggings with any socks for $20. br_legging_rc