Critical Linking: April 23rd, 2014


100 Mysteries & Thrillers to Read in a Lifetime

Heckuva list for some summer reading ideas.


And having already gifted Amber Heard a stunner, Johnny Depp is now showering his fiancée with the most romantic of gifts. As she turned 28 on Tuesday the actor presented his love with a gigantic bouquet of roses, a delicious-looking cake and a trip to a popular New York City bookstore on Tuesday – no doubt to pick out some poetry.

I always wondered what it would take for me to link to a gossip rag. I found out.


Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez left behind an unpublished manuscript that he chose not to print while he was alive, an editor told The Associated Press on Tuesday as the writer’s compatriots held a musical tribute to him in his native Colombia.

Gabo is dead. Long live Gabo!


Now, two New York City booksellers say they have found one of those books. And it’s not just any guide: This is William Shakespeare’s dictionary, owned and annotated by the man himself.

This is wild stuff.


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