Critical Linking: February 11th, 2014

 

Yet the literary world occupies a decent-sized space on the web. Readers, writers, publishers, editors, and everybody in between are tweeting, Tumbling, blogging, and probably even Vine-ing about their favorite books. In case the demise of Google Reader threw your literary Internet browsing into a dark void, here’s a list of 25 book sites to bookmark. 

Good list from last summer, that’s being passed around again for some reason. (Must have been drunk when deciding to include #7.)

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In this Victorian-era RPG, you become an investigator working out of 221B Baker Street solving cases for Dr. Watson.

Now this is a kickstarter worth backing.

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Barnes and Noble has fired most of their hardware engineering division last Thursday, according to one source.

Looks like the Nook brand might just be software/apps from now on.

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Gregor Weichbrodt, a German college student, took all of the geographic stops mentioned in On the Road, plugged them into Google Maps, and ended up with a 45-page manual of driving directions, divided into chapters paralleling those of Kerouac’s original book.

So cool.

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