CRITICAL LINKING: The Most Read, November 27-December 3, 2011

Here are the most read stories from the week that was…


“I found myself talking about the novel obsessively with my husband, who hadn’t even read it, which makes me think it would be an excellent choice for book clubs.”

You win a Pulitzer prize, you get to tell me about your favorite book of 2011.


“President Obama marked “Small Business Saturday” by taking his daughters Sasha and Malia to a DuPont Circle bookstore.”

Pretty interesting shopping bag, there.


“The closer two writers are, the more likely someone will like both of them.”

Addictive, hypnotic, dubious.


“I cannot fathom how you fit so much action into so few pages.”

In a letter to Marvel Comics, George RR Martin foreshadows his 8612346 page fantasy series.


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