Critical Linking: January 22, 2014

 

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Rushdie. Cabot. Burroughs. Eggers. McCarthy. This latest Humble Bundle is a heckuva collection.

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Lifetime’s remake of Flowers in the Attic was a ratings hit Saturday, luring a strong 6.1 million viewers for its two-hour premiere telecast, according to Nielsen data.

I’m sure we are all surprised that a shocking story like this performed well on Lifetime.

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According to a November survey of 2,042 ebook buyers, 86% buy ebooks from only one retailer, most likely Kindle, iBooks and Nook, Codex Group president Peter Hildick-Smith told me.

I wonder if this will change as tablets, which can use more than one reading app, replace ereaders.

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The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is set to begin accepting Freedom of Information Act requests for records from Bush’s presidency.

This should be interesting.

 

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