Critical Linking: July 7, 2012

The ring is made of gold with a cabochon blue stone of natural turquoise. It is, as Sotheby’s auction house notes, in a simple style Austen wrote of sympathetically in her work. In “Mansfield Park,” Fanny Price is given a gold chain by her cousin Edmund, who tells her, “I consulted the simplicity of your taste.”

My preciousssss, AKA Jane Austen’s long-lost bauble.

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We’re pretty sure the final choices were the best. That said, he certainly missed out on a potential Hemingway restaurant chain called “The Italian Experience.”

Choose Your Own Papa Adventure.

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If Journatic is deceiving the public, so too are the op-ed pages of the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and many other newspapers…

Will the byline go by the wayside?

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