Critical Linking: January 11, 2014

Fans of the novel Gone Girl might be in for a big surprise when the movie version is released later this year: author Gillian Flynn has rewritten the entire final act for the movie.

I loved the ending of the book, but it seems like I’m a minority there. 


The company’s digital division saw an overall decrease in revenue in the period of 60.5%, booking $125 million in sales over the nine week period. Sales of devices decreased 66.7% to $88.7 million and sales of content decreased 27.3% to $36.5 million.

Sad trombone for Barnes and Noble.


A Los Angeles library plans to take its role as a place of learning a step farther and will start offering residents the opportunity to get an accredited high school diploma.

The Los Angeles Public Library announced Thursday that it is teaming up with a private online learning company to debut the program for high school dropouts, believed to be the first of its kind in the nation.

Libraries: still relevant, no matter what politicians say in unfortunate interviews.




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