Critical Linking: The Most-Read Stories, July 15 – 20, 2013

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


Specifically, they expressed less need for order and more comfort with ambiguity. This effect was particularly pronounced among those who reported being frequent readers of either fiction or non-fiction.

Just look at the desks of serious readers, and you’ll get confirmation that reading and needing order don’t really mix. 


Dear Mr. Watterson is a documentary film about the greatest comic strip in the history of the universe: Calvin & Hobbes. IN THEATERS November 15th.

You know you will watch this. Everybody loves Calvin & Hobbes.


In a statement the firm said: “We, Russells Solicitors, apologise unreservedly for the disclosure caused by one of our partners, Chris Gossage, in revealing to his wife’s best friend, Judith Callegari, during a private conversation that the true identity of Robert Galbraith was in fact J K Rowling. 

Loose lips sink ships….and sell books in certain circumstances.


The Kmart store, though an unconventional choice, seemed a natural fit to library officials. Up until 2009, when its budget was cut in half, the library had operated a computing center in a strip mall across the street.

It’s nice to see those retail spaces used for something other than nail salons, credit unions, or arcades.




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