CRITICAL LINKING: November 21, 2011

Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee.


“Lululemon founder Chip Wilson read Atlas Shrugged when he was 18 and felt inspired by the book’s advocacy to ‘elevate the world from mediocrity to greatness,’ a mission that Lululemon says it shares.”

I can’t be sure, but I’m pretty sure that Ayn Rand would have hated yoga.


“The novelist Mark Z. Danielewski plans to test that question with his next work, a 27-volume novel titled The Familiar. The novel will be released on a rapid timeline almost unheard-of in the publishing industry: one volume every three months, beginning in 2014.”

George R.R. Martin fans, just look away.


“Read while brushing your teeth – especially easy if you use an electric toothbrush with a built in timer.”

Wait, why do electric toothbrushes have built-in timers? Just for motivation to read?


“By her own estimate, it takes her around 45 days to write a novel.”

For Nora Roberts, every month is #nanowrimo.

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