Critical Linking: February 10th, 2014

 

Drawing from a variety of available data resources, the America’s Most Literate Cities study ranks the largest cities (population 250,000 and above) in the United States. This study focuses on six key indicators of literacy: number of bookstores, educational attainment, Internet resources, library resources, periodical publishing resources, and newspaper circulation.

Not sure if I am surprised or not by the findings here.

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We asked top writers to choose the books they wish they could have read as children had they been available… or if they’d known better!

Hard to imagine a book I would have loved more at 10 than The Hobbit.

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Thomas Bezucha will direct “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” a film adaptation of the best-selling novel about a professional racecar driver and his family as told from the perspective of the family dog.

Lotta fans out there of this book. Think it’ll make a good movie?

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