Critical Linking: February 13th, 2014


We’ll take any opportunity to play with LEGO – especially when we can find a way to involve books and therefore make it a legitimate part of our working day…So, with The LEGO Movie out this week, we decided to have  a bit of fun by building brick versions of some of our favourite moments from all sorts of books…

This is too much fun.


We’ve had to learn a lot about the publishing space. We’re firmly convinced that in the next five years, social is going to be one of the biggest changes in publishing. And we’re convinced of that because we see it working on Goodreads. It already is the way people find books, right? It’s generally through your friends. It’s just we don’t have time to go to all our friends’ houses, knock on their doors, and check out their bookshelves.

Good interview with the founders of Goodreads.


The model, who is an advocate for several literacy programmes, is a self-confessed bookworm – and can scarcely contain her enthusiasm for the cosy London space, which she describes as “the best thing I own”.

“Every time I come, I walk by, come upstairs and I look around and see what is new – and find new treasures and discoveries,” she told the Evening Standard. “I feel so proud to be a part of it.”

Maybe celebrity bookstore owners will be a thing.



Classic, goofy McSweeney’s.



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