Critical Linking: May 26, 2012


Oh dear, how could I rank Austen’s most popular novel at #3? Actually, lots of scholars would put it even lower.

Luckily, we have scholars around to correct us on stuff like this.


So who is more valuable in the future: the ones who create original content, or those who filter through the noise to curate the most valuable content?

There have to be diamonds in the rough for folks to discover diamonds in the rough.


Following them is like being part of a literary salon–thoughtful conversation sprinkled with irony and wit. You may find that you’re buying more books as a result.

If this is true, man, literary salons are sure overrated.

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