Critical Linking: February 12th, 2014


These six questions test your knowledge of “who” and “whom.” Get at least four right to pass.

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CPI Adjusted Bookstore Sales Down 36% Since 2005

I love when studies like this adjust for inflation. Too many don’t.


The sheer number of releases is an issue all its own. It becomes increasingly hard to stand out merely by publishing a book in either form. It’s like trying to get a droplet of water to stand out in an entire goddamn ocean.

This is the main reason I haven’t waded into the waters of reading much self-published stuff. There’s just….so much of it.


The book business is upending its traditional timetable by encouraging a kind of binge reading.

Or how about this as a causal chain: consumer desire for getting the books they want faster has forced the book business to upend its traditional timetable.



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