Critical Linking: The Most Read Stories: March 11-16, 2013

Here are the most read stories from the last week in Critical Linking…


The traditional primary meaning of “book” is a literary composition that is published in a written or printed form consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.

Is it just me, or does falling back on the traditional definition of anything seem like the wrong way to open a fight against Amazon?


Based on strong criticism from writers’ groupsauthors, and agents, Random House has decided to make major changes in its digital contract.

What can going the traditional publishing route get you? A shot at having your publisher listen to you.


Do female writers suffer from the same setbacks in getting published as the professional women Sheryl Sandberg describes in her controversial and endlessly discussed new book, Lean In?

If you have to ask, you’re not paying attention.


Fourteen years later, Constantino has donated more than 1.3 million books through the non-profit she eventually created.

It’s Friday. I thought I’d toss you a feel-good story.


Surely, a female editor would seek out new female voices to feature in the magazine?

Or, more likely, they feature the voices that will keep them in their positions.

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