Critical Linking

Critical Linking: April 1, 2013

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

 

“In a press conference held late Saturday afternoon, Bezos indicated that he has no plans to interfere with the stores’ day-to-day operations, noting ‘Customers value the¬†recommendations they receive from these booksellers, and maintaining their satisfaction with the so-called showroom experience is Amazon’s top priority.'”

The Godfather makes 50 independent bookstores¬†an offer they can’t refuse.

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“The imprint, to be called 52 Shades, will publish one new work of ‘active romance’ acquired and edited by James every week in 2014.”

E.L. James, publisher.

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“Though Ware has never worked in animation, he is excited about the challenge and looks forward to bringing his unconventionally-told story to a new and wider audience in a more familiar medium.”

Building Stories: coming soon to a TV near you.

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“What we’re trying to do with Brohuggers is get these sensitive, self-aware kids who have never really felt like they have a place socially to realize that the popular, goofy kids feel that way too. Everyone does. You don’t have to be a nerd to feel nerdy.”

Ladies and gentlemen, Nerdfighters 2.0.

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