Critical Linking: April 8th, 2014

 

‘English Is Crazy’ Poem Proves The English Language Makes No Sense Whatsoever 

A fun video about this bizarre language of ours.

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This beautiful life-sized bronze of Edgar Allan Poe with an enormous raven is Stefanie Rocknak’s competition-winning entry for the Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston’s Edgar Allan Poe Square Public Art Project.

Whoa….that is one cool sculpture.

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The collection, which the company announced on Monday, will include “Carrie,” “’Salem’s Lot,” “The Shining,” “Night Shift,” “The Stand” and “Pet Sematary,” to be published in oversize editions on heavy paper, with newly commissioned artwork for the dust jackets, new introductions by Mr. King, and other features.

I love this idea. Wish it happened for more authors.

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Debut novelists Eimear McBride, Audrey Magee and Hannah Kent join Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Donna Tartt and Jhumpa Lahiri on the shortlist for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction.

Very strong list of finalists.

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