Critical Linking: April 10th, 2014

 

Before Game of Thrones, no one named babies “Khaleesi.” In 2012, it beat the name “Betsy.”

Also, Draco has seen a real surge in popularity. Life imitating art.

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What is particularly sad about this state of affairs is that the literary world and the video games world could greatly benefit each other. Even a conversation, let alone the beginning of real collaborations and dialogues, would help each contend with their respective shortcomings.

Compelling argument for more interplay between books and video games.

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It is being billed as the most comprehensive visual survey of American libraries ever published. Since 1994 Robert Dawson has been photographing the public libraries of America. Over the years he has traveled to 48 states and imaged hundreds of them.

What an incredible project.

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Critical Linking is sponsored by Warby Parker. Affordable, stylish, vintage-inspired glasses delivered to your door.

Warby Parker

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A gift from us to you! Get free mismatched library socks with any purchase in the Book Riot Store while supplies last. Treat yourself (and your favorite elf). br_mismatched_rc
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